25-year-old man arrested on suspicion of assault

Police investigating a serious assault in South Shields last night have made an arrest.

An 18-year-old woman was taken to South Tyneside Hospital with stab wounds.

A short time later police were called to a disturbance at the hospital.

Officers arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of assault.

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South Shields stabbing

An 18-year-old woman is being treated in hospital after being stabbed in South Shields.