Tyne & Wear

Shildon stabbing: Man held on suspicion of attempted murder

Oaklea, Shildon Image copyright Google
Image caption Police were called to an address in Oaklea, but the attack is thought to have happened elsewhere

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a 44-year-old was stabbed in County Durham.

The victim was found at a house in Oaklea, Shildon, shortly after 14:00 BST on Sunday following reports a man had been stabbed several times.

A 49-year-old man is in police custody on suspicion of attempted murder.

Durham Police said the victim, who is in a stable condition in hospital, is believed to have been attacked at a different address in Shildon.

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