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Man stabbed to death in South Shields

David Charlton was stabbed to death in South Shields while walking home

Police have released a photograph of a man who was stabbed to death in South Shields.

25-year-old David Arthur Charlton, from the South Shields area, was attacked on Friday evening.

A 31 year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

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Investigations continue into stabbing

Stabbing took place near to Stanhope Road in South Shields Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Police tape cordons off the route two youths are believed to have taken after a man was fatally stabbed following a night out.

The 25-year-old was walking home with his girlfriend having just left a local pub when he was attacked on Friday night.

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