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Two men stabbed in Gateshead pub

Two men have been taken to hospital after being stabbed in a pub in Gateshead.

The incident happened in the Blue Bell in Victoria Square, in Felling at around 7:10pm on Saturday 29 August. Two men, aged 49 and 52, suffered stab wounds and were both taken to hospital. Their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

A 52-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to commit GBH.

Enquiries are ongoing and extra officers are in the area to offer reassurance to the public. Any witnesses are being urged to contact Northumbria Police on 101.

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