Man in hospital after alleged stabbing near Leazes Park, Newcastle
Northumbria Police have confirmed that a man was taken to hospital in the Richardson Road area of Newcastle today (23 May) after an alleged assault just before 3.20am.
Emergency services were at the scene after a 29-year-old man reportedly suffered injuries from a bladed object following a riot in Leazes Park.
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They confirmed that the man sustained serious injuries and remains in stable condition.
A spokesman for Northumbria Police said: “Just before 3.20am today (Tuesday) police received a report of an attack in the Richardson Road area of Newcastle.”
“Emergency services were at the scene where it was reported that a 29-year-old man had been injured following a riot at Leazes Park.
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“He was taken to hospital with serious injuries believed to have been caused by a bladed object and is in stable condition.
“An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident has been launched and officers remain in the area to conduct a range of investigations.”
Forensic teams are reportedly on site at Leazes Park and are investigating the area.
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A spokesman for the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) said: “We were called at 0315 to reports of an injured person at Leazes Park in Newcastle.”
“We have dispatched two ambulances, a clinical team leader and a hazardous area response team vehicle. A patient was taken to the hospital.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact the police via the Tell Us Something page on our website or by calling 101 and quoting log NP-20230523-0097.
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