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Further arrest over stabbing of four in Southampton

Cranbury Avenue
Image caption Cranbury Avenue was sealed off by police while forensic investigations were carried out

A ninth person has been arrested in connection with a multiple stabbing in central Southampton.

The 20-year-old man from south-east London was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and violent disorder.

Four men were found at a pub in Belle Vue Road, a house in Cranbury Avenue and at Royal South Hants Hospital with serious arm, hand and abdominal injuries on 8 May.

A 17-year-old boy from London has already been charged over the incident.

He is accused of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and violent disorder.

A 27-year-old man from London also remains in custody.

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