A MURDER probe has been launched after a man was knifed to death in broad daylight.

Cops are investigating following the brutal attack in Stockton, Teesside this lunchtime.

The man, who is yet to be identified was knifed close to a park shortly after 1 pm today.

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An air ambulance was dispatched but sadly the man’s life was unable to be saved.

Cleveland Police said in a statement: “Police have begun a homicide investigation after a man was found deceased today in Parliament Street, Stockton.

“The man has not yet been formally identified.

Police were called to Parliament Street just after 1pm on Sunday December 29).

“Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at Cleveland Police on 101.

North East Ambulance Service confirmed they were called to the scene earlier today.