Tyne & Wear

Man arrested after fatal stabbing in Newcastle

A man has been arrested after a fatal stabbing in Newcastle, police have said.

Officers were called to Haig Crescent, Scotswood at about 2330 BST after receiving a report that a man had been stabbed.

The 21-year-old was taken to Newcastle General Hospital in a critical condition but he later died.

A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out later. A 19-year-old man has been arrested.

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