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Man stabbed in Blyth

Man stabbed in Blyth Credit: PA

Police have launched an investigation after a man was stabbed in Blyth.

It happened around 2:45pm on Sunday 28 May.

Emergency services attended and the 40-year-old man was taken to hospital by air ambulance with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances around the incident


Police name motorcyclist who died in Blyth collision

The collision happened on the A189 northbound near the Blyth roundabout at Bebside. Credit: Google maps

Police investigating a fatal collision involving a motorcycle on the A189 Spine Road have named the man who died.

It happened just before midday on Sunday on the northbound Spine Road beside Blyth roundabout at Bebside.

It involved a Vauxhall Corsa car and an orange Kawasaki motorcycle with a rider and pillion passenger.

The rider of the motorcycle, a 51-year-old man, has now been named as Malcolm Higgins from Chirton, North Shields.

His female pillion passenger, a 43-year-old woman, is in intensive care in hospital.

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact Motor Patrols on 101, quoting reference 479 of 09/04/17.

Police appeal after vehicles damaged in Blyth car park

Police are appealing for witnesses after several vehicles were damaged in a Blyth car park.

Police appeal after vehicles damaged in Blyth Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

It happened in Maddison Street car park in the Northumberland town between 4.50pm on Saturday, February 25, and 7.15am on Monday, February 27.

Five parked vans were damaged after stones and decorative slate chippings were thrown at them by offenders who left unseen.

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting reference number 21381V/17 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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