Tyne & Wear

South Shields stabbing: Man has 'life-threatening' injuries

Whiteleas Way, South Shields
Image caption Police were called to an address on Whiteleas Way, at around 03:00 GMT

A man has been seriously injured in a stabbing in South Tyneside.

Police were called to an address on Whiteleas Way, South Shields, shortly after 03:00 GMT following reports a man had been attacked.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said the 24-year-old man was taken to hospital with "life-threatening" injuries.

A 28-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the attack, the force added.

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