Mum and son stabbed at home as man in his 20s held for attempted murder in Wallsend

Mum and son stabbed at home as man in his 20s held for attempted murder in Wallsend

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A MUM and her baby boy are fighting for their lives after being stabbed at a Wallsend home this afternoon.

The pair were found knifed inside the home – rushed to hospital as cops arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder.

Northumbria Police have today launched an investigation into the horror that unfolded inside the Portland Close home just after 2pm.

The man, in his 20s, remains in custody for questioning.

The ages of the victims are unknown.

Detective Chief Inspector Dave Cole, of Northumbria Police, said: “This has been a very serious assault that will shock the local community.

“The victims of this assault are currently in hospital in a critical condition and it is still the early stages of our investigation.

“However, I want to reassure the public that this does not appear to be a random attack and that those involved are all known to each other.

“We have a suspect in custody, we are not looking for anyone else and we do not believe there is any wider risk to the public.

“Extra officers will be on patrol in Wallsend this afternoon and throughout the evening to reassure anyone who has any concerns.”

Anyone who witnessed anything in the area of Portland Close that may assist police should call officers on 101 quoting log 539 02/10/19.


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