TWO men have been stabbed after a high street fight.

Essex Police are appealing for witnesses to the brawl in Rayleigh High Street at around 3.20am this morning.

A police spokesman said: "A 20-year-old man suffered a stab wound to his abdomen.

"His injuries are described as serious, but not life threatening.

"A 24-year-old man suffered a minor stab wound.

"An 18-year-old man from Leigh and a 21-year-old man from Hockley were arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

"They remain in custody for questioning."

Anyone with information should call Southend CID on 101 quoting incident 265 of Sunday August 25, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at