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Arrests made following disorder in Clifton

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Nine people have been arrested following significant disorder in the Clifton area of Bristol today (Sunday 31 October).

Police were called at 2.45am to Queens Avenue, with members of the public reporting a number of people fighting in the street.

Four males were found to have been stabbed. They were taken to hospital for treatment by paramedics. A fifth male also presented at hospital with a similar injury.

All five have subsequently been arrested and three of them have been discharged from hospital so far. Four other people are also in police custody.

A police cordon remains in place while officers continue to carry out enquiries at the scene.

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

Anyone with information about what happened is asked to call 101 and give the call-handler reference number 5221255296.

You can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their Anonymous Online Form.

No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court or have to speak to police when contacting Crimestoppers.