A MAN has been stabbed to death in a Wallsend street.
The 35-year-old was found with injuries at 3.40pm on Sunday in Hugh Street after police received reports of a disturbance.
He was taken to hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
A 29-year-old man, believed to be known to the victim, has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is helping police with their inquiries.
Extra patrols are in operation in the area to reassure the local community and listen to any concerns the public may have.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have any information, or who witnessed the incident, to contact them on 101 ext 69191 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.