Arrests made after stabbing

A MAN was taken to hospital after being stabbed at a house in Morpeth.

Shortly before midnight on Monday, police were called to a property in Rutherford Place where the 20-year-old had suffered a puncture wound to his arm. It is not known what caused his injuries.

The man attended hospital, where his condition was said to be not life-threatening.

Three men and two women have been arrested and remain in police custody.

Anyone with information about the assault is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 03456 043043, ext 69191, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.