Man arrested after Tyneside assault

Police have arrested a man after an assault in North Tyneside where a man was left with stab wounds and a broken jaw.

The assault took place on Sunday afternoon (December 16th) at a house in Devon Road in North Shields.

A 22-year-old man is believed to have been assaulted by other men inside the house and was taken to hospital for treatment to a broken jaw and stab wounds.

He has since been discharged.

A 31-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent and has been bailed pending further enquiries.