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Second teen arrested after stabbing outside Bristol pub

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A second teenager has been arrested in connection with a stabbing outside a pub in Bristol last week.

Police attended High Street in Staple Hill on Friday night (May 7) following a report of violence in the streets shortly after 10pm.

Nearby Pendennis Road was closed by a police cordon, which extended to the Old Mail House pub on the corner of the High Street.

Officers and paramedics found a man, in his 20s, who had sustained a stab wound and he was taken to hospital. Police have confirmed that as of Sunday afternoon he remains in hospital but his injuries are not life-threatening.

An 18-year-old male was arrested on Friday night in connection with the disorder, and police have confirmed a second male of the same age was arrested on Saturday afternoon.

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The statement from Avon and Somerset Police said both males had been released on conditional bail and that enquiries were continuing.

The statement said: “A second 18 year old male was arrested on Saturday afternoon. Both males have been released on conditional bail. Enquiries continue.

“As of yesterday afternoon, the victim remained in hospital with non life-threatening and non life-changing injures.”

The initial appeal for witnesses encouraged anyone with any information to contact police on 101 giving reference number 5221099787.

Anyone with information can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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