Two arrests over Newton Aycliffe street brawl stabbing

Two men have been arrested after a man was stabbed during a street brawl in a County Durham town.

The 27-year-old suffered serious injuries during a fight between two groups of people in Alston Walk, Newton Aycliffe, on Saturday evening.

Officers then arrested a 21-year-old local man on suspicion of attempted murder. He remains in custody.

Police said they had now arrested a 20-year-old local man, who is being held on suspicion of affray.

The victim remains is being treated in Darlington Memorial Hospital, where his condition is described as "serious but stable".

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