Man Slashed With Knife In Newcastle

24 February 2012, 10:17

A 19 year old man's been slashed across his back with a knife on Northumberland Street in Newcastle.

It happened at 8:30pm on Thursday night (23rd February).

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment.

A 25 year old man and a 23 year old woman have been arrested and are currently helping police with their enquiries.

Police have recovered a knife.

Any witnesses are asked to contact police on the non emergency number 101 ext 69191 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111