Two men in Hendon were rushed to hospital yesterday afternoon after suffering a violent “altercation” on Gray Road by another man.
As of Tuesday, the cause of the attack and the motivations behind it are still unclear. A suspect is still at large.
A Northumbria Police spokesman said: “We received a report of an altercation involving three men on Gray Road, Hendon.
“It was reported that one of the males involved had assaulted the other two and then left the area.
“Officers and emergency services attended the scene and two men, aged 35 and 33, were taken to hospital for serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
“Enquiries are ongoing and officers remain at the scene.”
An air ambulance was also deployed. The street remains cordoned off as of this morning.