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Man stabbed in Wallsend

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 37-year-old man was stabbed in North Tyneside.

The man was walking along Denbigh Avenue in Wallsend at 4pm on July 31. He was approached by three men who stabbed him in the chest, he attended North Tyneside Hospital and transferred to the Royal Victoria Infirmary where he was released following treatment.

Police are appealing for witnesses, anyone who was in the area and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious is asked to contact police.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101.



Police name taxi driver killed in North Tyneside collision

Police have named the taxi driver who died following a double collision in North Tyneside.

Dave Hope, 43, was from Wallsend. He died after the incident on July 16.

Enquiries are ongoing into the collision and police are continuing to appeal for anyone with any information to contact them on 101.

A 24-year-old man arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving has been bailed pending further enquiries.

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