Man assaulted in Jarrow

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in South Tyneside. Officers were called to Percy Street in Jarrow after reports came in of two men fighting, with one man believed to be in possession of a knife.

A 38-year-old man was taken to hospital with wounds to his head and ear, and a 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is currently in police custody.