Hemlington man arrested over house fire stabbing

A 49-year-old man has been arrested after a woman was found with stab wounds following a house fire.

Crews were called to tackle a blaze at a house in Mapleton Drive, Hemlington, Middlesbrough, early on Friday.

Hours later police were called to the same address where they found a 34-year-old woman with "non life-threatening" neck injuries.

The man was arrested on suspicion of assault. Cleveland Police said the fire was not suspicious.

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