Tyne & Wear

Longbenton stabbing: Man, 27, arrested

A 27-year-old man has been arrested after two people were stabbed in a North Tyneside house.

A man and a woman, both in their 20s, were attacked at the property on Meadow Close, Longbenton, at 10:00 GMT.

They were taken by ambulance to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary for treatment.

Northumbria Police said there was "a large policing presence" in the area. The street has been cordoned off while officers conduct inquiries.

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