Two arrested over Newcastle stabbing


A teenager was seriously injured when he was stabbed in the back in Newcastle city centre.

The 18-year-old was attacked in Charlotte Square at 1920 BST on Tuesday.

He was taken to hospital where he is being treated for serious but not life-threatening injuries, police said.

Two men, aged 18 and 19, were arrested on suspicion of assault. Northumbria Police wants anyone with information to contact them.

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