Newcastle murder: Man, 50, brutally killed in broad daylight following frenzied attack
Northumbria Police confirmed the attack took place at 6.20pm on Wednesday.
The attack took place outside a Greggs in Old Eldon Square.
The man was later rushed to hospital where he died of his wounds.
Following the attack, Northumbria Police confirmed that they have opened a murder investigation.
Police have arrested six men on suspicion of murder.
Detective Superintendent John Bent said: “First and foremost our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man who has sadly lost his life.
“We’re appealing for anyone who may have information, or who may have witnessed the incident to get in touch with us as any information could be vital.
“Inquiries are ongoing and I want to reassure the public that officers will be carrying out further inquiries and conducting patrols in the area so if you have any concerns please speak to officers.”
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