A second man, aged 18, has been arrested in connection with a suspected stabbing in Middlesbrough this week.

The incident happened on Gresham Road on Wednesday evening, October 12, at around 10.40pm.

A 59-year-old man suffered stab wounds and was taken to James Cook University Hospital, where he remains in a stable condition.

His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

At one point, six police vehicles and one ambulance were spotted at the scene along with specialist officers.

A cordon was erected between Falkland Street and Lovaine Street, near Adulis corner shop which remained in place throughout Thursday afternoon.

The Northern Echo: Police cordon in place on Gresham Road Picture: Sarah CaldecottPolice cordon in place on Gresham Road Picture: Sarah Caldecott (Image: Sarah Caldecott)

A 16-year-old boy arrested in connection with the incident yesterday (Thursday, October 13) and the 18-year-old male, have both been bailed with conditions whilst enquiries continue.

Officers are continuing with their enquiries and would appeal to any witnesses, or anyone with footage from dash cam, phones or CCTV, to call Middlesbrough CID on 101, quoting incident number 183507.

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