Tyne & Wear

Newcastle street attack man stabbed in leg

A man suffered stab wounds to his leg during what police described as an unprovoked street attack.

The 43-year-old was walking along Welbeck Road in the Walker area of Newcastle when he was approached by two men and knocked to the ground.

He was taken to hospital and treated for injuries to his left leg.

His attackers were aged 25 to 30. Northumbria Police have appealed for witnesses to the incident at about 1000 GMT on Wednesday.

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