One person in hospital with two arrested suspected stabbing at North East Bus Station

A person was taken to hospital following a suspected stabbing at a North East town bus station on Monday night.

Two men, aged 17 and 21 have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at the Middlesbrough bus station, in the town’s Gilkes Road.

Several police vehicles and two ambulances converged on the scene where a person was treated before being taken to hospital.

Cleveland Police officers were seen at Stand 20, which is situated near Gilkes Street, in the town centre.

A cordon was been placed around an area from Stand 11 to 22 on the side of Gilkes Street.

Police officers remained at the scene on guard as they wait for crime scene investigators to arrive.

A North East Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called to an incident at Middlesbrough bus station tonight (20 November), shortly after 5pm.

“We dispatched two ambulance crews, one clinical team leader and a doctor. One patient was taken to James Cook University Hospital.”

He is now in a stable condition.