Tyne & Wear

Man arrested after woman stabbed in Sunderland

The attack happened at the EDF Energy contact centre in Doxford Park
Image caption The 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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