Tyne & Wear

Teens charged with attempted murder after Eastgarth stabbing

Two teenagers have been charged with attempted murder after a man was stabbed in Newcastle.

The victim, in his 40s, was found in Eastgarth, in the Westerhope area, at 23:00 BST on Friday.

Police and paramedics attended and he was taken to the city's Royal Victoria Infirmary, where he was described as being in a critical condition.

A 15-year-old and an 18-year-old will appear at Newcastle Magistrates' Court on Monday.

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