Tyne & Wear

Andrew Lucas stabbing: Man questioned by police

Andrew Lucas, 20, died from stab wounds in hospital
Image caption Andrew Lucas, 20, died from stab wounds in hospital

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the stabbing of a man in Sunderland.

The 45-year-old is being held over the death of Andrew Lucas, 20, who was found in a stairwell near his flat in Warkworth Close on Saturday.

Northumbria Police were called to the street in Washington just after 03.40 GMT to reports of a man with stab wounds in the area.

Mr Lucas was taken to hospital but died shortly after arriving.

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