Tyne & Wear

Teenager charged after fatal stabbing in Newcastle

A teenager has been charged with murder after a 21-year-old man was fatally stabbed on Tyneside.

Officers were called to an incident at Haig Crescent, Scotswood, at about 2330 BST on Friday following reports that a man had been stabbed.

David Johnston from Newcastle died later in hospital. His family have been informed.

An 18-year-old man has been charged with murder and is due to appear at Newcastle Magistrates' Court on Monday.

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