Tyne & Wear

Youth held over Hendon double stabbing

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assault after a double stabbing at a house in Sunderland.

Police received a call from a 47-year-old man late on Monday saying he and another man had been attacked at an address in Hendon.

He had been stabbed in the leg and a 51-year-old had been stabbed in the chest. Both were taken to hospital and the 47-year-old was later discharged.

The 51-year-old's injury is not life-threatening, Northumbria Police said.

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