Man arrested over stabbing

South Shields stabbing Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A man has been arrested following a stabbing in South Shields on Friday night.

David Charlton died after he was stabbed while walking home with his girlfriend.

It happened near Stanhope Road and Boldon Lane at about 10.30pm.

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Man dies in stabbing in South Shields

A man has died after being stabbed in South Shields. Northumbria Police were called to the junction of Stanhope Road and Boldon Lane at about 10pm on Friday night where they found the 25-year-old in the street with stab wounds.