Man arrested after attack victim found with suspected stab wounds

Police were called to a report of man with suspected stab wounds Johnson Street in Hartlepool. Pic by Google Maps.
Police were called to a report of man with suspected stab wounds Johnson Street in Hartlepool. Pic by Google Maps.

One man has been arrested as police launch as probe into a suspected late-night stabbing in Hartlepool.

Police were called to Johnson Street in the town at 11.55pm on Sunday night, February 18, following reports of a man with suspected stab wounds.

A 22-year-old man was taken to University Hospital of North Tees where he was treated for his injuries and a 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent. He remains in police custody.

A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said: "We were called to a report of man with suspected stab wounds on Johnson Street in Hartlepool at 11.55pm last night.

"A 22-year-old man was taken to North Tees University Hospital where he was treated for his injuries and has since been released.

"A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent in connection with the offence and currently remains in custody.

"Anyone with information is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101 using the reference number 029733. Inquiries are ongoing."