Police hunting for a man following a stabbing in Newquay have arrested a 57-year-old.

A police spokesman said he handed himself into Newquay police station on the afternoon of December 10.

The man was arrested on suspicion of assault and remains in custody.

The arrest follows an an incident during the early afternoon of Monday, December 3 in Mount wise, Newquay where a 48 year old man sustained a stab wound.