A man has been charged with attempted murder after a mother and her three-week-old son were stabbed.
The 21-year-old woman is in a serious condition in hospital and the baby is critically ill after being found by police at an address in North Tyneside on Wednesday afternoon.
Denis Erdinch Beytula, a 27-year-old Bulgarian, was remanded in custody at North Tyneside Magistrates’ Court.
He will next appear at Newcastle Crown Court on 31 October.
The mother and baby were found by police at about 14:15 BST on Wednesday.