Man arrested and bailed after Elswick stabbing

A man has been arrested after an assault in Elswick, Newcastle.

A 19-year-old man got into a fight with a group of men in a carpark at the corner of Adelaide Terrace and Clara Street. It happened at 3.45am on May 22.

The man was knocked unconscious and suffered slash and stab wounds. He was taken to hospital where he is in a stable condition.

A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding and has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police on 101.