Police have made an arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing in Washington.
Andrew Lucas, 20, was found with stab wounds near his home in Warkworth Close, in the early hours of Saturday morning. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Officers have since arrested a 45-year-old man on suspicion of murder.
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