Man stabbed in Sunderland attack

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A MAN was stabbed during a violent street attack.

The 43-year-old was walking down Lewis Crescent, Hendon, when he was attacked.

It is believed another man stabbed him after a row broke out.

He was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital where he was treated for his injuries, which are not thought to be life-threatening.

A 44-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to commit grievous bodily harm.

He remains in custody where he is being quizzed by detectives.

A 47-year-old woman was also arrested in relation to the incident, which happened at 5.05pm on Sunday, but has been released with no further action.

Neighbourhood Inspector John Connolly, said: “It would appear that this was a dispute between people who know each other.”