Eight people arrested over the stabbing of a man in Pavilion Gardens on Saturday have been released on police bail.
It followed a fight at5.40am morning when three local men walking through the gardens were set upon by a large group of teenagers in the vicinity of the cafe.
One of the men sustained a puncture wound to his back, thought to be caused by a knife.
He has received hospital treatment for the injury and been released.
Police are appealing for witnesses who may have been in the gardens at that time.
Detective sergeant Simon Dunn said: “We are keen to speak to anyone in the area who witnessed the fight involving a number of people close to the museum entrance within the grounds of the gardens.
“Anyone with information or saw what happened is asked to contact police on email@example.com or call 101 quoting serial 324 of 20/9. Alternatively, they can contact crime stoppers on 0800 555 111.”
Five boys, two men and one girl have been arrested of a variety of offences including GBH and robbery. They have been bailed while investigations continue.
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