Teenager bailed over stabbing

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A TEENAGER arrested after two men were stabbed has been released on bail.

Police received a call for help from a 47-year-old man who said he and a friend had been stabbed during an attack in Hendon.

He claimed he and his 51-year-old friend had been attacked.

They were both taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital.

The first victim suffered a stab wound to his leg and has now been discharged.

The other remains in hospital with injuries to his chest, but police said his condition was not life-threatening.

Police arrested a 17-year-old on suspicion of assault. He has now been bailed until September 20.

The attack happened on Monday just before 11pm.

Anyone with information can call police on 03456 043 043.