Tyne & Wear

Woman arrested in Newcastle house stabbing

A 28-year-old woman has been arrested after a 42-year-old man was stabbed in Newcastle.

Police were called at 06:20 GMT to a property on Kenton Road in the Coxlodge area of the city.

The man was taken to hospital and was said to be in a stable condition. A knife was recovered from the scene.

The woman was arrested on suspicion of causing wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. She remains in police custody.

A police spokesperson said the incident was between people who were known to each other and was contained to the inside of a property, but police will "maintain a visible presence in the area to reassure residents".

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