FOUR people are being quizzed by detectives after a man was stabbed outside a nightclub.

Police were called to an altercation outside Liquid nightclub in High Street, Colchester, around 3.30am today, Friday June 27.

A man, 27, had received a stab wound.

He was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, where he remains in a serious, but not life threatening condition.

A 24-year-old man from Middlesex was arrested on suspicion of GBH with intent.

A 19-year-old man from Brentwood was arrested on suspicion of affray.

A 23-year-old man from Colchester arrested on suspicion of common assault.

A 37-year-old woman from Colchester was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer.

All remain in police custody and are being questioned by detectives.