Arrest made after man assaulted at house in Sunderland

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A MAN has been arrested after another man was left with a wound to his neck following an assault at a house in Sunderland.

The incident happened around 11pm on Saturday, April 18, at an address in Belle Vue Crescent, in the Ashbrooke area.

A 28-year-old man suffered a puncture wound to his neck and was taken to hospital for treatment.

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

A 53-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to commit grievous bodily harm and is currently in police custody.

It is thought those involved know each other.

Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference 1335 190415 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.