Tyne & Wear

South Shields man charged with attempted murder following stabbing

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a man was stabbed in South Tyneside.

The 60-year-old man was found with stab wounds outside an address on River Drive in South Shields at about 18:15 BST on Sunday.

He was taken to hospital for treatment and later discharged, police said.

A 31-year-old man, of River Drive, has been charged with attempted murder. He has been remanded in custody to appear before Newcastle Crown Court on 20 May.

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