Two men were stabbed in a fight in Forestdale on Friday night.

Police were called to Woodpecker Mount just after 11pm to reports of a fight in progress.

Attending police officers and ambulance staff discovered two men suffering stab injuries. The men's current conditions are unknown, although there is no indication either died.

A man in his 20s was arrested and released under investigation as enquiries continue.

The incident marked the beginning of a particularly violent weekend in the capital.

In the following 24-hours, eight people were stabbed and three shot, leaving one victim dead and a young girl in a critical condition.