Tyne & Wear

Man stabbed in leg during fracas in a Newcastle street

A 25-year-old man was stabbed in the leg during a late-night fracas in a Tyneside street.

Police said the victim was involved in a "disturbance" in West Denton Way, near Lordenshaw, Newcastle, when he was attacked on Wednesday night.

The man was taken to hospital, but his injury is not life-threatening.

A knife was recovered from the scene and Northumbria Police appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

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