Don't miss a story sign up to the North Somerset Times FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Man stabbed after fight near pub

PUBLISHED: 10:32 06 November 2017 | UPDATED: 10:52 06 November 2017

Police were called to the Old Mill pub just after midnight on October 19.

Police were called to the Old Mill pub just after midnight on October 19.

Archant

A man received stab wounds following a fight outside a pub and a takeaway stall in Portishead.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary launched an appeal for witnesses to come forward this morning (Monday) as two men were assaulted during an incident on October 19 just after midnight.

Police said two men – one in a red polo shirt and the other in an orange coat – were involved in a fight outside The Old Mill pub in High Street.

A force spokesman said: “The man in the orange coat suffered stab wounds to his arm and ear during the incident.

“Both had been in the pub with groups of friends beforehand.

“About 10 minutes later the same two men were seen fighting, along with a third man in a grey/green top, outside a kebab van at the junction of Old Mill Road and Wyndham Way.

“The man in the red polo shirt ended up on the ground and was stamped on by one of the other men.

“We are appealing anyone who might have seen any incident involving the man in the red polo shirt and the man in the orange coat either inside or outside the Old Mill pub that night.

“We also are looking for anyone who might have seen the altercation near the kebab van. What did they see? Who else was there?

“Anyone with information should call 101 and quote reference 5217238545.”

A 31-year-old man and a 36-year-old man have been arrested and released under investigation.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 14:00

An expert in big cat sightings in the UK is giving a talk on his work in Nailsea on Saturday.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:57

The North Somerset Times has donated 100 new books to a Portishead school to boost its library stocks for young readers.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:56

Villagers will today (Thursday) cast votes on whether they wish to adopt a neighbourhood plan.

Read more
Yesterday, 06:14

A village hall has enjoyed a great transformation after its band of volunteers received a grant of more than £10,000.

Read more
Wed, 15:49

A Portishead family have raised tens of thousands of pounds in the wake of their eight-year-old son dying from a brain tumour.

Read more
Wed, 14:00

A five-year-old boy has raised more than £100 for a Perthes disease charity.

Read more
Wed, 12:00

Clevedon’s Curzon cinema is celebrating the most successful year in its 106-year history.

Read more
Wed, 11:15

A world champion windsurfer visited preschoolers as new sports equipment was delivered.

Read more
Wed, 07:47

Strong winds and heavy rain is set to batter the North Somerset coastline overnight (Wednesday).

Read more
Wed, 07:11

Scaled-back plans to build almost 70 homes where children used to play rugby have gone public.

Read more

Most Read News

Read Online

Image
Read the North Somerset Times e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 6°C

min temp: 5°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Clevedon Tide report

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

Somerset's trusted business finder

Find planning applications