Tyne & Wear

Man stabbed by youth in Newcastle

A youth who stabbed a man in Newcastle is being hunted by police.

The 26-year-old victim was knifed in the side after an altercation in Minorca Place, at about 19:00 GMT on Friday, police said.

He was later taken to hospital for treatment. Northumbria Police said his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Police are carrying out enquiries in the area and are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

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