Raby Road stabbing: Two men arrested in relation to Hartlepool attack

Two men have been arrested in connection with a stabbing in a Hartlepool street.

Wednesday, 26th June 2019, 1:29 pm
Updated Wednesday, 26th June 2019, 4:01 pm
A police cordon in Furness Street, Hartlepool.

The incident took place in the early hours of Tuesday.

Officers were called to the street at about 2.30am.

The victim, a 30-year-old man, was taken to James Cook University Hospital.

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He is now described as in a stable condition.

Officers have arrested a 54-year-old man and a 57-year-old man on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.

Both have been released under investigation while inquiries continue.

Emergency services in York Road.

A number of cordons were also in place on nearby Furness Street.

Members of the local community who may have concerns are asked to speak to their local officers or contact Cleveland Police on 101.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Hartlepool CID, also on 101, quoting event number 106345. Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.