Tyne & Wear

Longbenton stabbing: Thomas Yeaman, 27, remanded in custody

A 27-year-old man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder following a double stabbing in North Tyneside.

A man and a woman, aged 28 and 27, were attacked at a property on Meadow Close, Longbenton, at 10:00 GMT on Wednesday.

Thomas Christopher Yeaman, of Armstrong Road, Benwell, Newcastle, appeared at North Tyneside Magistrates' Court in North Shields earlier.

He was remanded in custody and will appear at Newcastle Crown Court on Friday.

The victims were taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary for treatment.

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