Two face charges over city centre stabbing

Two men have been charged in connection with a stabbing.
Two men have been charged in connection with a stabbing.
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Police have charged two people following a stabbing in Newcastle city centre at the weekend.

In the early hours of Sunday a 33-year-old man was stabbed outside Lloyds Bank at the Haymarket Metro station.

Emergency services attended and the man was taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries, and has been recovering well in hospital.

Three people were arrested in connection with the incident after a number of inquiries by police.

Two men have been charged in connection with the incident..

Dean Kelvin Jones, 26, of Saltwell Place, Gateshead, has been charged with two counts of robbery and one count of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

Sean Paul Kelly, 22, of no fixed abode, has been charged with one count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and one count of robbery.

Both men will appear before South East Northumberland Magistrates Court tomorrow.