Man seriously hurt in West Denton attack

A man suffered a broken jaw, punctured lung and superficial stab wounds when he was attacked by three men.

The 33-year-old victim was visiting a friend at a flat in Deerbush in West Denton, Newcastle, on Thursday when he was set upon.

A spokesman for Northumbria Police said the attack was not believed to have been random.

He appealed for anyone who saw anything suspicious at the time of the attack to get in touch.

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