A man has been taken to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after an alleged stabbing in Birtley.
Police found a man with stab injuries at an address on Garside Avenue in Gateshead just after 6am on Monday.
A 43-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of assault and has since been released on police bail.
Officers are still at the scene conducting enquires and part of the road remains cordoned off.
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