Man treated in hospital after stabbing in Seaham

CRIME: Crime scene.

CRIME: Crime scene.

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POLICE were called to reports of a stabbing in an East Durham village.

Officers from Peterlee CID were called to Ilchester Street, Seaham, following reports that a man had been stabbed last night.

The alleged victim, who is in his 20s, was rushed to Sunderland Royal Hospital, and treated for what police are describing as a “nasty head wound”.

A Peterlee CID spokesman said the man’s injuries are not life-threatening.

The man’s injuries needing stapling, but he sdischarged himself from hospital after an hour.

A North East Ambulance Service spokesman confirmed that paramedics were called to a report of an assault at the address at 8.30pm.