EXCLUSIVE: Police were called to Livingstone Place, South Shields at 6.18pm yesterday evening following a stabbing.
The victim, a 20 year old man, had been stabbed in the cheek. He was taken to South Tyneside District Hospital and his condition is said not be life threatening.
Two people believed to be known to the victim have have been arrested and police enquiries are continuing.
UPDATE: Police have now confirmed that the stabbing took place at Costan Drive and not Livingstone Place.
Three people, a man and a woman aged 43 and a 20 year old man have been arrested in connection with the incident.
Posted 9/8/08 @ 6.08am