Arrest after stabbing in Sunderland

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DETECTIVES have arrested a teenager after a man was stabbed in Sunderland.

At just after 8.30pm on Saturday, police were told that a man aged in his 20s had suffered stab wounds in Hendon Valley Road, in Hendon.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment on his injuries and is now in a stable condition.

Police say they believe the attack is an isolated incident and that those involved are known to each other.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and is currently helping police with their inquiries.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the assault or anyone with information to contact police on 101 ext 69191, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.