Tyne & Wear

Man stabbed in neck in South Shields: Two arrested

A man is in hospital after being found with a severe stab wound to his neck in South Shields.

Northumbria Police were called to the scene on Prince Edward Road at 16:40 GMT on Tuesday and the man was taken to hospital to undergo surgery.

A knife was recovered from the scene and two men have been arrested in connection with the incident. They remain in police custody.

None of the men involved are from the local area.

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