HAMPSHIRE Constabulary has confirmed that a 52-year-old man from Basingstoke has been released under investigation as enquiries into the Winklebury stabbing incident continue.

The Gazette previously reported that officers made a second arrest this week after a large fight broke out on Winklebury playing field.

A 16-year-old boy from Surrey was first arrested on May 25 and has been released on police bail.

Officers also arrested a 52-year-old man on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent on May 26.

On arrival, officers found a 41-year-old man and a 35-year-old man with stab wounds in the Winklebury Way area of Basingstoke on May 25.

Both men were taken to North Hampshire Hospital to be treated for their injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to phone 101, and quote the reference number 44200186100.

Alternatively, you can phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.