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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The nursery school pupil got her stool from the bathroom so she could reach the latch and open the front door to let the ambulance crew in.
A mixed bag for the weekend.
Ant McPartlin was charged with drink driving after he was involved in a crash at the weekend.