Murder investigation launched on Tyneside

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was stabbed to death on North Tyneside.

Officers were called to Burn Closes Crescent in Wallsend at around 1:53am on Saturday and found a 25-year-old man in street suffering from a stab wound. He was treated by paramedics at the scene but was declared dead at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary shortly afterwards.

It's believed the man had been at a house party at an address on the same road, and had been involved in a fight. Several people have been arrested in connection with the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.

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Wallsend murder investigation

A man has been charged with murder after the death of a man in Wallsend on Saturday.