Police are appealing for information after an assault on South Tyneside.
Officers were called to an address in Simonside Hall after reports of a stabbing around 2:42am on Saturday. A man, suffering from a head injury, and a woman, with a minor injury, were taken to hospital for treatment.
Enquiries are ongoing to locate the offender, who is believed to be known to the victims.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.
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