Bristol: Nine people arrested after stabbings in street brawl

Nine people have been arrested following a street brawl during which five men were stabbed in Bristol.

Police were called to the scene at 2.45am on Sunday after reports of fighting in Queens Avenue in the Clifton area of the city.

Four men were stabbed and, after being treated by paramedics, they were taken to hospital.

A fifth man later went to hospital with similar injuries.

All five were arrested after being discharged from hospital and another four people were also detained.

A blue forensic tent was put up on Queens Avenue on Sunday.

There was also a cordon around Beacon House, a University of Bristol library, and Pam Pam’s nightclub.

Avon and Somerset Police said: “A police cordon remains in place while officers continue to carry out inquiries at the scene.

“The neighbourhood team has been informed and additional high-visibility patrols are due to be conducted in the area.”

Anyone with information about the brawl should call 101 and give the call-handler reference number 52212 55296.

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