Police are still at the scene of a 'stabbing' in Byker, Newcastle that saw four people arrested and one man rushed to the major trauma unit of the hospital 

Emergency services were called to the Raby Hotel on Shields Road in Byker following reports of a 'serious incident' outside the venue at around 9.55pm on Saturday (November 12). 

According to reports, around ten emergency response vehicles attended the scene at the time - with paramedics and police officers racing to the hotel.

Read more: Four arrested and person in hospital after stabbing in Byker

On Sunday (November 13), a police cordon has been erected on Shields Road and parts of Addison Street in Byker, with five police vehicles, including specialist forensic teams, have remained at the scene. 

Several police officers remain at the scene as of 3.25pm. 

Northumbria Police has confirmed that a man in his 40s suffered serious injuries after he was stabbed on Shields Road. 

Four people, two men and two women, have been arrested in connection with the incident, and they remain in police custody at this time. 

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A spokesperson for Northumbria Police said: “Shortly before 10pm yesterday (Saturday) we received a report of a disturbance in the Shields Road area of Byker.

“It was reported that a man in his 40s was assaulted and suffered serious injuries consistent with having been caused by a bladed article. He was taken to hospital where he remains.

“A full investigation has been launched into the incident. Two men, aged 49 and 29, have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to cause grievous bodily harm and two women, aged 46 and 43, have been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to commit grievous bodily harm.

“All four suspects remain in police custody., while officers remain in the area to carry out enquiries. Officers believe this to be an isolated incident and there is no wider risk to the public.

“Anyone with information that can assist the investigation is asked to contact police via their website or by calling 101 quoting log NP-20221112-1199.”

The North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) has confirmed that a person has been rushed to the major trauma unit in hospital following the incident. 

A spokesperson for NEAS added: "We received a call at 9.52pm on Saturday evening to reports of a person injured outside Raby Hotel on Shields Road in Byker, Newcastle.

"We sent a specialist paramedic, a Hazardous Area Response Team and an emergency ambulance crew and took the patient to a major trauma unit for further treatment."

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