Five men stabbed in Bristol pub dispute

Black Swan pub in Stapleton Road
Image caption Police put a cordon around the Black Swan pub in Stapleton Road to allow an investigation to take place

Five men have been stabbed during a disturbance outside a Bristol pub in the early hours.

Avon and Somerset Police were called to the Black Swan pub in Stapleton Road at about 06:00 BST following a dispute which began inside the building.

Officers said five men, all in their twenties or thirties, received stab injuries and were taken to hospital where they are receiving treatment.

None of the men's injuries are believed to be life-threatening.

A spokeswoman for the force said several people were arrested.

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