Police investigating a serious assault in South Shields last night have made an arrest.
An 18-year-old woman was taken to South Tyneside Hospital with stab wounds.
A short time later police were called to a disturbance at the hospital.
Officers arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of assault.
An 18-year-old woman who was stabbed in South Shields last night (Saturday) is in a stable condition in South Tyneside Hospital.
Her injuries are currently not believed to be life threatening.
An 18-year-old woman is being treated in hospital after being stabbed in South Shields.
It happened at 10.55 pm on Saturday, June 22, near Whitehall Street and Stanhope Road.