Tyne & Wear

Three suffer stab wounds in Gateshead house attack

Three people are in hospital with stab wounds after they were attacked in a house in Gateshead.

Emergency services were called to Cranesville, Beacon Lough, near the Queen Elizabeth Hospital shortly after 0200 BST.

Northumbria Police said two women, aged 19 and 36, and a 22-year-old man were seriously injured and taken to hospital with stab-type injuries.

Police said those involved in the incident knew each other.

An investigation is under way and police appealed for witnesses.

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