Sunderland woman spared jail by court after stabbing

A woman from Sunderland has been spared jail by a court after stabbing a man.

Wednesday, 10th April 2019, 12:15 pm
Updated Wednesday, 10th April 2019, 12:19 pm
Joanne Stephenson.

Joanne Stephenson, 43, from Mariville West in Sunderland, pleaded guilty to unlawful wounding.

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She appeared at Newcastle Crown Court following the incident at the Sandy Bay caravan park, Newbiggin, Northumberland, on January 12 in which a man suffered a stab injury.

She was handed a 12 month suspended prison sentence, suspended for 18 months.