A man, 30, has sustained an injury to his stomach believed to be caused by a bladed article during a fight between two men outside a property in Warkworth Avenue, in South Shields.
A 29-year-old man has been arrested for outstanding matters following the fight.
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A spokesperson said: "At around 2.04pm on Sunday, we were called to a report of a disturbance, involving two men fighting in Warkworth Avenue, South Shields.
"One of the men, a 30-year-old sustained a non-life-threatening injury to his stomach believed to be caused by a bladed article.
"The other man, a 29-year-old, was arrested for outstanding matters and remains in police custody at this time.”