A TEENAGER has been arrested in connection with a stabbing in Darlington on Monday. 

Police confirmed a 15-year-old boy had been detained and is helping police with their enquiries. 

Durham Constabulary said officers were called to reports of a serious assault on Collingsway at around 12.45pm. 

A spokeswoman added: "Colleagues from the ambulance service reported a stabbing incident and officers attended the scene.

"The victim, a male in his mid-teens was taken to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, suffering from stab wounds.

"It is believed the suspect and victim are known to each other."

A roadblock is currently in place on the A1 Southbound, near Merrybent, as police continue their search.