Man stabbed near South Shields nightclub in early-morning disturbance

A man has been stabbed near a South Shields nightclubnote-0.

A man was treated by paramedics with stab wounds to his arm and back.

A spokesman for the North East Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 3.17am to treat a man who appears to have been stabbed.

Roxannes, Ocean Road, South Shields.

“We sent a paramedic ambulance and one of our hazardous area response teams.

“They treated the patient for wounds to his arm and back before taking him to South Tyneside District Hospital.”

The incident took place near Roxannes, in Ocean Road, at shortly before 3.30am.

Police at the scene of the incident