A 30-year-old man has been stabbed multiple times outside of Aldi in Spennymoor.

Police placed a cordon outside of the supermarket following the assault.

A 46-year-old man has been arrested following the incident.

The Northern Echo:

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The injured man was taken to James Cook University Hospital, in Middlesbrough.

Officers have arrested a suspect and he is currently in custody.

A spokesperson from the Great North Air Ambulance confirmed they attended the incident at 3.05pm on Monday.

A doctor and paramedic were flown to the scene.

A police spokesperson said: “We would like to reassure residents that this was an isolated incident and enquiries are ongoing.”