Man injured in suspected stabbing in Jarrow remains in serious condition

A man injured in a suspected stabbing incident in South Tyneside remains in a serious condition today.

Friday, 5th October 2018, 9:27 am
Updated Friday, 5th October 2018, 4:10 pm
Police in Beech Street, Jarrow, following a suspected stabbing incident yesterday.

Police were called to Beech Street and part of the adjoining Fir Street, in Jarrow yesterday afternoon.

Police in Beech Street yesterday.

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A spokesman for the force has confirmed that the man remains in a serious condition.

A 41-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to commit GBH following the incident.

The Great North Air Ambulance had earlier been called to the scene and landed on an adjacent field close by.

Up to eight police vehicles were called to Beech Street.

Police in Beech Street yesterday.

Residents spoke of their shock at the incident. A spokesman for North East Ambulance Service confirmed that one person had been taken by ambulance to the Royal Victoria Infirmary major trauma unit and had been accompanied by a doctor from the air ambulance.