Tyne & Wear

Man is stabbed in Newcastle street attack

A man is recovering after being stabbed in a street attack in Newcastle.

The 26-year-old victim, who has not yet been named, was walking on Newbiggin Lane in the city late on Saturday when the incident happened.

Police said he was approached by two men who got out of a dark coloured people carrier, thought to have been driven by a woman.

A Northumbria force spokeswoman said the man suffered stab wounds to his arm and was treated in hospital.

An appeal for witnessed has been made.

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