North East UK news Low Fell stabbing: Police quiz third suspect over broad daylight street incident MetiNews.Com
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Breaking News ! Cops probing a broad daylight street stabbing have questioned a third suspect. Neighbours rushed to help the alleged victim after he climbed into a garden to escape his assailants following the alleged lunchtime assault almost two weeks ago. (Image: newcastle chronicle) The 24-year-old suffered stab injuries to his ear and neck in the incident, which happened in the Low Fell area of Gateshead, on Sunday, September 6. Police arrested two people soon after the alleged attack. And we can now reveal that a third suspect was held last week. A Northumbria Police spokeswoman said: "We can confirm we arrested a 24-year-old man on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent, a 22-year-old man on suspicion of violent disorder and another male aged 22 was also arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. All three have since been released under investigation and enquiries remain ongoing." The incident unfolded just before 1pm on Smithyford on the Allerdene estate. Paul Hogg said he was watching television at home with a friend when he heard the sound of a man shouting for help coming from his next door neighbour's back garden. The 49-year-old said: "Me and my mate were watching television when I heard someone shouting ‘help help’. I thought it was just the telly at first, but when I looked out my kitchen window I seen this guy covered in blood.
. We sat him down and were just trying to keep him awake. Then the police arrived."
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There was a heavy police presence on Smithyford throughout the day, following the incident. Officers had cordoned off the property behind which the injured man was found, and uniformed officers were standing guard. At shortly after 3.30pm a forensic team got to work. They began photographing the outside of the home, before examining the back garden. And behind the house numbered evidence markers could be seen in place. Anyone with any information is asked to call Northumbria Police on 101 quoting log 463 060920.
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