Man stabbed at Jarrow Metro station

A man has been rushed to hospital after being stabbed at Jarrow Metro station.

Police and paramedics were called to the scene at around 6am today.

The man, who was found at the bus stop in Albert Road, has been taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary for treatment. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Metro services were stopped for a short time while the incident was dealt with by emergency services, but they are now running as normal.

The bridge between platforms remains closed.

Northumbria Police say inquiries are ongoing - and work is underway to trace a named suspect.

The scene at Jarrow Metro station today.

The scene at Jarrow Metro station today.

Anyone with information should contact Northumbria Police on its 101 number. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Trains are running as normal, but the bridge between platforms at Jarrow is closed.

Trains are running as normal, but the bridge between platforms at Jarrow is closed.

Emergency services were called to the scene at 6am this morning.

Emergency services were called to the scene at 6am this morning.

A man has been stabbed at Jarrow Metro Station. Picture: Google Maps.

A man has been stabbed at Jarrow Metro Station. Picture: Google Maps.