Five arrested after man stabbed on Hartlepool street
Four men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed in Hartlepool.
The 44-year-old man was attacked on Sheriff Street at about 14:15 GMT on Tuesday, Cleveland Police said.
He was taken to hospital with multiple stab wounds. He is said to be in a stable condition.
Four men, aged between 22 and 47, have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. A woman, 33, has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.
All five have been bailed pending further inquiries, police said.