Dead body washes up on Pacifica beach

A man’s body washed up on a beach in Pacifica on Monday afternoon, according to police.

Police officers and North County Fire Authority crews responded at about 3:55 p.m. to the south end of Sharp Park Beach on a report of a man down.

They arrived to find a dead man, believed to be between 50 and 60 years old, who had washed up onto the beach, police said.

The San Mateo County coroner’s office took possession of the body and is working to identify the man and his cause of death, according to police.