By Megan Evans, News Editor
Nine people have been arrested after fighting was reported in Clifton by members of the public today, on 31 October 2021.
Police were called to the scene of ‘significant disorder’ on Queen’s Avenue at 2:45am.
Avon & Somerset police have stated that four males were found to have been stabbed at the scene and were taken to hospital for treatment, and that a fifth male was later treated for similar injuries.
All five men have been arrested after being discharged from hospital, along with four others.
A police cordon remains in place across Queen’s Avenue, with the cordoned area including the University of Bristol building Beacon House.
Nine arrests have been made following disorder in Queens Avenue, Clifton, at about 2.45am today (Sun 31 Oct).— Avon and Somerset Police (@ASPolice) October 31, 2021
Enquiries are ongoing at the scene.
Witnesses should call 101 ref 5221255296. Or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
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‘Additional high-visibility patrols are due to be conducted in the area going forward,’ according to a statement from Avon & Somerset Police.
Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
First West of England have said that the U1 and 72 bus services will both be diverted, whilst Queen's Avenue remains closed off.
⚠️SERVICE UPDATE⚠️— First West of England (@FirstBSA) October 31, 2021
Due to police closure of Queens Ave:
U1 services to Rupert St will divert via Queens Rd to Park Row, and to the hub via Queens Rd and Woodland Rd.
Service 72 to UWE will divert via Queens Rd, Park Row, Woodland Rd, and Tyndall Ave in both directions.
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Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.