Man due in court charged after 20-year-old is found with stab wound in Washington

A man is due in court today after another man was found with a stab wound in Washington.

Monday, 15th March 2021, 11:14 am
Updated Monday, 15th March 2021, 1:25 pm

A 22-year-old man has now been charged in connection with the incident and will appear at South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court today, Monday, March 15.

A North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) spokesperson confirmed one of its crews was attending an incident at a private address when they came across the alleged victim and took him to hospital.

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Police were called to Tyne Gardens in Washington on Saturday morning following a report from the ambulance service they had found an injured man.
Police were called to Tyne Gardens in Washington on Saturday morning following a report from the ambulance service they had found an injured man.

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It is not believed his condition is life-threatening and police have said the pair are known to each other.

NEAS sent an additional ambulance, a specialist paramedic and called in support from the Great North Air Ambulance.

Anyone with information is asked to use the Tell Us Something page of the Northumbria Police website or call 101, quoting 253 130321.

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