Emergency services were called to Gurney Close yesterday evening (credit: Google Maps)
Officers found a male suffering from a slash injury to his arm in Gurney Close at around 6pm on Sunday, 21 February.
His condition is not believed to be critical.
All eight males were detained on suspicion of violent disorder.
A section 60 order, which gives officers additional stop and search powers, was authorised in the Abbey Longbridge, Gascoigne and Eastbury wards at 8pm.
It came to an end at 4am this morning.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police on 101 referencing 5021/21feb.
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