A teenager has been arrested after two men were stabbed early this morning.

Police were called just after 9am to School Street in Rishton after reports of a concern for safety.

Two men were found with stab wounds and were taken to hospital.

Their injuries are believed to be minor.

A spokesperson for the police said: "We were called around 9.05am on Thursday after receiving reports of a concern for safety in Rishton.

"It was reported two men had been stabbed in the School Street area.

"Both suffered minor injuries and have been taken to hospital for treatment.

"An 18-year-old man from Rishton has been arrested on suspicion of affray and is in custody."