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The managing director of nightclub chain Gatecrasher has spoken out against the growing problem of knife crime.
Simon Raine spoke out after three men were stabbed in a brawl outside the Nottingham branch in the early hours of today, labelling it a "huge national issue".
He said the chain had now introduced "knife arches" to try to catch anyone smuggling a weapon through the doors.
Bosses at Nottingham nightclub Gatecrasher have agreed to review CCTV footage with police to help investigations into a brawl in the city which left three men with stab wounds.
A fight broke out between a group of up to 20 people outside the popular club, just before 2.50am today.
A statement from the club has said it is not yet clear whether men who were thrown out of the club earlier in the night after an argument broke out were involved.
The three men who were stabbed were taken to hospital for treatment but their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
A car left the scene after the fight and hit a pedestrian in Upper Parliament Street.
The victim suffered minor injuries and went to Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre as a precaution.
Four men have been arrested after a fight in Nottingham city centre.
It happened just before 2.50am this morning outside Gatecrasher nightclub in King Street.
Three men were stabbed during the fight, which broke out between a group of up to 20 people.
They have been taken to hospital, but none are believed to have life threatening injuries.
A car left the scene and hit a pedestrian in Upper Parliament Street. The victim sustained minor injuries and went to Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre as a precaution.
They have since been discharged.
The men arrested, aged 23, 23, 18 and 22, will be interviewed by detectives later today.
Nottinghamshire Police are investigating after three people were stabbed and one person struck by a car during a disturbance in Nottingham city centre in the early hours of this morning.
It happened on Upper Parliament Street at 02:53. 15- 20 people are thought to have been involved. Upper Parliament was closed off - but has since been reopened. More to follow.