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Five arrested after man stabbed on Hartlepool street

Sheriff Street, Hartlepool Image copyright Google
Image caption The 44-year-old man was stabbed on Sheriff 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.

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