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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.


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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