A MAN was stabbed in Spring Gardens on Tuesday night.

The victim, who is in his 50s, was taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol with superficial injuries to his arms and back and has since been discharged.

Two men, Lee Paul Sparks, 38, of no fixed address, and Anthony Gardiner, 61, of no fixed address, have both been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

They were remanded in custody and are due to appear at Swindon Magistrates Court this morning.

The incident is said to have happened at around 7.20pm on Tuesday evening.