A man has been charged with attempted murder after two stabbings in Longbenton.
Police were called to an address in Meadow Close at 10am yesterday, Wednesday, March 3, where a 28-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman had been stabbed.
Officers and paramedics attended and they were taken to hospital with stab wounds.
They both remain in hospital receiving treatment, their conditions are not believed to be life threatening.
Thomas Christopher Yeaman, 27, of Finchale Gardens in Throckley, has been charged with two offences of attempted murder and appeared at North Tyneside Magistrates’ Court this morning.
It’s believed those involved are known to each other and extra patrols are being carried out in the community to reassure local people.