Man taken to hospital after North East club stabbing

Police are appealing for information after a man was stabbed last night.

Tuesday, 26th April 2016, 12:16 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th April 2016, 1:19 pm
Location of West Denton Social Club. Picture from Google Images.

At 6.23pm, officers received a report a 29-year-old man had been stabbed in the toilets of the West Denton social club.

Police and paramedics attended and the man was taken to hospital for treatment to a cut to his head. He has since been discharged.

A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding and is currently in police custody.

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Detectives believe the attack may have happened when a group of five men and the victim went into the toilets of the club at around 6.15pm.

Anyone who was in the club at the time of the incident and who has any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 877 25/04/16.