Thornton Manor: Men bailed after man stabbed at wedding venue

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Image caption A 24-year-old man was assaulted during a fight at a function at Thornton Manor

Two men who were arrested after a man was stabbed during a fight at a popular Wirral wedding venue have been released on bail.

The 24-year-old was injured in the altercation involving guests at Thornton Manor at about 22:50 BST on Sunday.

Staff found the man in the garden with what appeared to be a stab wound to his abdomen, Merseyside Police said.

He remains in hospital in a stable condition.

The two men, aged 25 and 26, were arrested on suspicion of assault.

Police said the venue had been hosting a "large scale function" at the time of the fight.

The Grade II-listed manor in the village of Thornton Hough is a popular wedding venue and celebrity events have been held there.

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