Middlesbrough stabbing: Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed in Middlesbrough.

Police were called to a property on Aire Street at about 00:50 GMT on Monday, where a 28-year-old man was found with a stab wound to the stomach.

He was taken to hospital for treatment. Cleveland Police said his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The 26-year-old man, who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, remains in police custody.

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    Dog attack 'horrific' - Eyewitness 12:26: Russell Ward BBC Newcastle

    I've been speaking to Alison Metcalf who says she witnessed an "horrific attack" after a man was attacked by his two bulldogs last night.

    She said: "They turned on their owner, they were dragging him around the road. They were ripping his clothes off him, biting him, they didn't appear to be aggressive they were wagging their tails and they didn't turn on anyone else.

    "[He had an] horrendous arm injury, some facial injuries and I believe a leg injury. He was bring ripped to bits. All the men came out with spades and golf clubs trying to get the dogs off. People even got their cars out and tried to ram the dogs with cars, but they didn't touch them.

    "He was semi-conscious, he was obviously in a lot of pain, his arm was the worst injury I've ever seen."

    Dog attack 'a shocking incident' 12:13:

    One of the dogs which attacked its owner in a street in County Durham was shot, Durham Police said.

    The 47-year-old owner was taken to hospital with serious injuries after last night's attack in Priors Grange High Pittington.

    Durham City neighbourhood inspector Dave Coxon said: "I understand this must have been a shocking incident for those witnessing it and I would like to thank those members of the public for their efforts in trying to assist the man."

    Fine and dry 12:05: Lisa Gallagher Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    This afternoon will be fine and dry with some good sunny spells. It will feel quite pleasant in the sunshine and light winds.

    Weather forecast

    Maximum Temperature: 18C (64F). Check today's forecast near you.

    News on the hour 11:58:

    The top local headlines at 12:00 include:

    • BBC Newcastle: A County Durham dog owner has been seriously injured after being mauled by his own American bulldogs.
    • BBC Tees: Air pollution across the BBC Tees area contributes to more than 500 deaths every year according to official figures.
    A1 roundabout reopens 11:45:

    Northumbria Police tweets: A1 Gateshead at Coalhouse roundabout - road now re-opened - it was closed for a short time earlier for emergency repairs.

    More on BBC Travel News for Teesside and Tyne and Wear.

    Stockton MP to talk devolution 11:33: Mark Denten Political Correspondent, BBC North East & Cumbria

    The Conservative MP for Stockton South, James Wharton, is among 20 backbenchers meeting the Prime Minister David Cameron over devolution today.

    David Cameron is hosting a summit of senior Conservative MPs at Chequers to discuss plans to limit the Commons voting rights of Scottish MPs.

    Striker Wyke to return 11:20:

    Hartlepool United manager Colin Cooper says Charlie Wyke is close to extending his loan deal with the club.

    The striker, who is on loan from Boro, is their top scorer so far this season, but he missed Saturdays 2-0 defeat at Plymouth due to a head injury.

    Cooper is confident the youngster will be back at the club this week.

    A load of rubbish 11:09: Chris Jackson Presenter, Inside Out North East & Cumbria

    We've discovered the number of illegal tips being closed down has doubled in two years. But people living close to dodgy operators say the authorities have been too slow to act.

    Inside Out graphic

    We uncovered cases where the waste is buried or stored in huge rotting stockpiles - leaving fire risks and local residents having to suffer foul smells and vermin infestation.

    Join me at 19:30 tonight on BBC One to find out more.

    News on the hour 10:58:

    The top local headlines at 11:00 include:

    • BBC Newcastle: A County Durham dog owner has been seriously injured after being mauled by his own American bulldogs.
    • BBC Tees: Stockton's Conservative MP has told BBC Tees it's important that any constitutional change for Scotland doesn't damage the North East economy.
    Man charged with attempted murder 10:51:

    A man has been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing at a house in North Tyneside.

    A 21-year-old man suffered serious injuries in the attack, which happened at about 04:30 at an address in Saint Andrews Court in Benton, on 29 August.

    He was taken to hospital in a critical but stable condition. Police said he was now recovering from his injuries. A 21-year-old man of Hollington Close, Longbenton, will appear before North Tyneside Magistrates' later.

    Boro eased to victory 10:41:

    Boro boss Aitor Karanka said sending the fans home happy is the most important thing after Middlesbrough eased to a 4-0 victory over Brentford.

    "It was a difficult game against a kind of team who will make it hard for you. They are dangerous opponents. Even at half-time when we were winning I told the players there could be no let-up.

    Albert Adomah beats David Button

    "We sent the fans home happy and that's the most important thing. That's three straight wins and we have to keep going, there's another game on Tuesday and then Saturday. We're always looking ahead."

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    Man charged with rape 10:31:

    A man has been charged with rape and false imprisonment after a woman was attacked at a house in Gateshead last Wednesday.

    The 26-year-old man, from Pelton, Chester-le-Street, was arrested after a joint investigation involving inquiries by Northumbria Police and Durham Constabulary

    He has also been charged with assault, two counts of a breach of a sexual offences prevention order, two counts of witness intimidation, common assault, use of violence to enter premises, criminal damage and sexual assault. He will appear at Gateshead Magistrate's Court later.

    Dog owner mauled 10:23:

    A dog owner was injured when he was mauled by two of his dogs in a street in County Durham.

    The 47-year-old man was attacked in the street at Priors Grange, High Pittington, and was taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary last night. He has serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

    Both dogs were captured soon after the attack. One of the dogs was destroyed. The other dog was taken to kennels where it will remain until a decision has been taken about its future.

    Finding unsuitable material 10:09: Jonathan Miles BBC Newcastle

    How internet savvy are you, and would you know what to do if your child or grandchild had a problem?

    If you have children or grandchildren regularly surfing, how confident are you that they won't be able to access unsuitable material?

    We've also got a computer expert, Fevzi Turkalp, to field your questions - Call BBC Newcastle on 0191 232 6565 or join the conversation on Facebook.

    News on the hour 09:58:

    The top local headlines at 10:00 include:

    • BBC Newcastle: A man from County Durham is in a "serious condition" after being mauled in the street by his own dogs.
    • BBC Tees: Foodbank volunteers on Teesside say the number of families using their services is continuing to rise.
    Reignite the debate? 09:52: Mike Parr BBC Tees

    Now that the dust has settled on the Scottish referendum result and with it a promise of extra powers to be granted to Holyrood, what about the devolvement of powers to the North East?

    It's 10 years since we voted against the creation of a regional assembly. Is it time to reignite that debate? Call BBC Tees on 01642 225511 or join the conversation on Facebook.

    'Bring back ChuckleVision' 09:42: Duncan Leatherdale BBC News Online

    It started with a custard pie and went on to become a 13-year, £25,000 obsession for one 43-year-old man from County Durham.

    And now school caretaker Shaun Hope is taking his interest to a new level by organising a campaign to see children's comedy duo the Chuckle Brothers return to the small screen.

    Shaun Hope

    Mr Hope, from Willington, first met the pair in 2001, when he volunteered to go up on stage. Read the full story.

    'We had tremendous resolve' 09:31:

    Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew said he was proud of his team after a 2-2 draw against Hull.

    He said: "We had some big chances and then we make one mistake and it got punished, and an unbelievable goal out of nothing puts us in a big hole. But we had tremendous resolve. The players have had to play under enormous pressure and I'm very proud of them.

    Newcastle fans and Alan Pardew

    "I have to say 80% of the crowd were terrific. They took a view of 'let's see what happens'. We do have some fans who are a little bit more radical than that and they wanted to make their presence felt and you have to accept that as a manager."

    Burglar spared jail 09:20: The Gazette Newspaper

    A model who became a heroin addict and a burglar after she fell 80 feet from a hotel balcony has been given the chance to rebuild her life by a judge.

    Sunderland 'need to improve' 09:09:

    Sunderland manager Gus Poyet was pleased his side kept a clean sheet during the 0-0 draw against Burnley on Saturday.

    He said: "I don't think it was a special game or a good game for us. The one who scores the goal wins the game. The good thing today was the clean sheet. For the first time we get a clean sheet. We need to improve though for sure.

    George Boyd and Santiago Vergini

    "Overall, we played OK. Just OK. But OK in the Premier League is not enough - you need to be better."

    News on the hour 08:59:

    The top local headlines at 09:00 include:

    • BBC Newcastle: The lawyer acting for a Northumberland man, who spent six months in an Indian jail on firearms charges, will make another attempt to have his passport returned today.
    • BBC Tees: Air pollution across the BBC Tees area contributes to more than 500 deaths every year according to official figures.
    Durham's win 'tense' affair 08:52:

    England all-rounder Ben Stokes admitted it had been "tense the whole way through" after helping Durham lift the One-Day Cup at Lord's.

    The 23-year-old took two wickets and hit an unbeaten 38 as they clinched a three-wicket win over Warwickshire.

    Durham celebrate victory

    "I love coming back to play for Durham. I am absolutely thrilled that we've won another title. I just tried to stay as calm as possible and tried to make sure I was there at the end," said Stokes.

    Balls injures reporter during football 08:41:

    Ed Balls left an opponent from the North East with a bloodied eye in the annual party conference football match between Labour and political journalists.

    The shadow chancellor clashed with the Northern Echo's Rob Merrick in the game at Manchester City's Etihad complex.

    The pair were contesting a 50-50 ball on the edge of the journalists' penalty area when an elbow from Mr Balls left a cut under Mr Merrick's right eye.

    Rob Merrick

    The reporter left the pitch for medical treatment with his shirt covered in blood.

    Pollution hot spots 08:30: Cara Thorpe BBC Newcastle

    About 1,200 people in our region could be dying prematurely every year due to air pollution.

    There are 15 areas that have been identified as pollution hot-spots in the area, including parts of Tyneside and Durham.

    A recent report from Public Health England suggested poor air quality mostly caused by vehicle fumes could be to blame.

    Pleasant after chilly start 08:20: Lisa Gallagher Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    Today will be a fine and dry day with some good sunny spells. After a chilly start it will feel quite pleasant in the sunshine and light winds by the afternoon.

    Weather forecast

    Maximum Temperature: 18C (64F). Check today's forecast near you.

    Two-car accident on A19 08:09:

    The A19 in New Herrington has a lane closed on the entry slip road and there's very slow traffic northbound at Herrington Interchange because of an accident involving two cars in the roadworks area.

    The A67 in High Coniscliffe is closed between the Ulnaby Lane junction and the B6275 junction because of a landslip and roadworks. There's a diversion in operation via B6275, B6279 Staindrop Road, B6280 Carmel Rd North and A67 Coniscliffe Road. More on BBC Travel News for Teesside and Tyne and Wear.

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