Man arrested after woman stabbed in Sunderland

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image captionThe attack happened at the EDF Energy contact centre in Doxford Park

A man has been arrested after a woman was stabbed in the chest in Sunderland.

Police were called to a stabbing at the EDF Energy contact centre in Doxford Park just after 14:00 BST on Friday.

Police and paramedics attended and a woman in her 20s was taken to hospital where she was treated for a stab wound to her chest. Her injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.

Officers arrested a man and a knife has been recovered. It is believed the man and woman were known to each other.

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