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Hemlington man charged over stabbing

A 49-year-old man has been charged with wounding after a woman was found with stab wounds in a house hours after crews were called to a fire.

Friefighters tackled a blaze in Mapleton Drive, Hemlington, Middlesbrough, early on Friday.

Police were then called to the same address where they found the 34-year-old woman with a neck wound.

A man has been charged with wounding with intent and remanded in custody by Teesside magistrates.

The woman's injuries are not thought to be life-threatening, police said.

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