A MAN was found with suspected stab wounds in the street not far from an upmarket department store at about 6.30am this morning, Friday.

Police were called to a report of an injured man on Linthorpe Road in Middlesbrough, near the upmarket store Psyche, although the incident was believed to have taken place at an address on Portman Street.

A spokeswoman for Cleveland Police said: "Officers arrived on the scene to find a 30-year-old man with several puncture wounds.

"He was taken to James Cook University Hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening."

  • Any witnesses or anyone who may have information is asked to contact Detective Inspector Jon Tapper on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.