Man charged over nightclub stabbing

PUBLISHED: 11:00 01 November 2010 | UPDATED: 12:10 01 November 2010

The stabbing happened at Players on Saturday night

The stabbing happened at Players on Saturday night

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A MAN is in police custody following a stabbing at a Weston nightclub early on Sunday morning.

Avon and Somerset Police say the incident happened at around 2.45am at Players Sports Bar in The Boulevard, when a 19-year-old man is suspected of stabbing another man in the right shoulder.

The victim, also aged 19, was taken to Weston General Hospital, where his injuries were described as not serious.

The suspect was arrested by police and charged on suspicion of GBH, and remains in custody.

The club has remained shut since the incident, with management declining to comment at the present time.

Police are urging anyone who may have seen anything related to the incident or have any information to contact them on 0845 456 7000 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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