A man has been arrested after two people were stabbed in Longbenton this morning.
At 10am this morning, Wednesday, March 5, police received a report that a man and woman, both in their 20s, had been stabbed inside an address in Meadow Close, Longbenton.
Officers and paramedics attended and a man and woman have been taken to hospital with stab wounds.
A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident. He is currently in police custody.
There is a large police presence currently in the area and a property in Meadow Close has been cordened off while enquiries are carried out.
There are extra officers in the area to reassure residents and if anyone has any information they can speak to police face to face or ring on 101 ext 69191.