Tyne & Wear

Man arrested over Wallsend stab death

Scene of Wallsend stabbing
Image caption Police were called to Hugh Street

A man has been arrested on suspicion of the fatal stabbing of another man on North Tyneside.

Police were called to Hugh Street in Wallsend at 15:40 GMT on Sunday to reports of a disturbance.

A 35-year-old man was found to be suffering from a stab wound. He was taken to hospital in Newcastle, but later died.

Detectives are questioning a 29-year-old, and have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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