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Three arrested over city stabbing are bailed
11:38am Friday 2nd November 2012 in News
THREE people arrested over a stabbing during a fight on a Southampton street have been released on police bail.
The 24-year-old victim, who was stabbed in the back during a disturbance near the Itchen Bridge in Woolston yesterday morning, was last night released from Southampton General Hospital after receiving treatment for his injuries.
Police today revealed he has also been arrested on suspicion of affray, but has been released on bail until January 9.
Detectives detained three people yesterday morning, after being called to Wharf Road by residents concerned about a loud fight going on.
A 17-year-old youth and a 24-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning grievous bodily harm.
They have now been bailed, pending further enquiries, until January 9.
Another 17-year-old youth who was arrested on suspicion of resisting police and wounding with intent has now been released on bail until December 6.
Detectives from Bitterne CID have again appealed for information from anyone who saw the incident, which started in Wharf Road between 7am and 8am yesterday, and ended in nearby Defender Road, which is the other side of Itchen Bridge.
Anyone with information should call Bitterne CID on 101, quoting Operation Corbridge, or the anonymous Crimestoppers charity line on 0800 555 111.
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