Police investigating a stabbing in County Durham have issued an update after one man was left with stab wounds and two people were arrested.
Officers from Durham Police were called to The Crescent in Nettlesworth, near Chester Le Street, at around 4.45am on Monday (June 5) morning following reports of a serious assault.
After officers arrived in Nettlesworth, they found a man in his 30s that had sustained stab wounds.
Two people were arrested in connection with the incident.
At the time, a spokesperson said: "We were called by colleagues at the North East Ambulance Service to reports of a serious assault in The Crescent, Nettlesworth, at around 4.45am this morning.
"The victim, a man in his 30s, sustained stab wounds to his arms and was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle for treatment.
"Officers arrested two men in their 30s on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent. They were taken into custody where they remain today.
"An investigation has been launched and a cordon remains in place this morning whilst officers gather evidence.
"Anyone with information should call 101 quoting incident reference number 36 of June 5."
A spokesperson for the ambulance service also said: "We were called just after 4.30 this morning to a person injured in Nettlesworth, Chester-le-Street. We dispatched two double crewed ambulances, a clinical team leader and requested support from Great North Air Ambulance's medical car."
"One patient was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary with a doctor on board."
On Wednesday (June 6), Durham Police have issued an update - confirming that the man that sustained stab wounds was still in hospital - while the two arrested men have been released on bail while further enquiries are carried out.