Five men have been arrested after two people were stabbed in Rugby

The victims were taken to hospital and their injuries are not thought to be serious

Five men have been arrested after two people were stabbed in Rugby yesterday (Friday April 17).

Police were called at about 4.30pm to a disturbance in Clifton Road where they found a 17-year-old boy and 18-year-old man with stab wounds.

The victims were taken to hospital. Their injuries are not thought to be serious.

Five men have been arrested after two people were stabbed in Rugby yesterday (Friday April 17).

A 21-year-old man from Coventry, three 21-year-old men from Rugby and an 18-year-old man from Rugby were arrested nearby a short time later.

Four of them were arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

The 18-year-old was arrested on suspicion of committing a public order offence.

He was also wanted for breach of a court order and was detained on this matter.

The suspects remain in police custody.

Police are appealing for anyone with information, who witnessed the incident or has dash cam footage from the area to get in touch.

Anyone who has information and is yet to speak to police is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting incident 272 of 17 April 2020.

Alternatively call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or complete the online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org