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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