Two arrested in city centre after man is left with stab wounds

Elswick Road in Newcastle. Image copyright Google Maps.

Elswick Road in Newcastle. Image copyright Google Maps.

Police have arrested two men and a woman in connection with an attack in Newcastle.

At 5.20pm today, police received a report that a man had been stabbed in Elswick Road in the city.

Officers and paramedics attended and the man was taken to hospital for treatment.

He is thought to be in a stable condition.

Two men and a woman were located and arrested in Newcastle city centre at around 6:20pm.

They are currently in custody.

It is believed that those involved in the incident are all known to each other.

inquiries are ongoing and anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 873 10/08/16.