Sunderland murder probe: Andrew Lucas stabbed to death

Forensic experts and police near to where the man was found in Washington. Forensic experts and police near to where Mr Lucas was found in Washington.

A man has been stabbed to death in a street in Sunderland.

Andrew Lucas, 20, of Warkworth Close, Washington was found on the street by police at just after 03.40 GMT.

He was taken to hospital but died shortly after arriving. Northumbria Police have launched a murder investigation.

A police spokesperson asked for anyone with information to come forward, but said there is "nothing to suggest any wider danger to the public".

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