Gangs fight with swords in street battle

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The fight took place at 11pm on Wednesday 29th September near Gillette Corner. Up to 15 men took part in the fight, which is beleived to have taken place following a confrontation between the two groups earlier in the evening.

Two men suffered serious stab wounds and were taken to a local hospital in a serious but stable condition. Police have arrested three men in their early 20s who all live near the scene. Police need more witnesses and information on the men, one group of men may have arrived in a black Audi saloon and a Ford Escort. Anybody with information should call Hounslow CID on 020 8247 6222.

3 Oct 2004