Two arrests after Cwmbran assault

An 18-year-old man and a 24-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following an assault in Fairwater Way.

We’re investigating a report of an assault in Cwmbran at around 8.45pm on Thursday 24 August.

A 26-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment after he was reportedly hit by a white Audi in Fairwater Way. His condition is believed to be life changing.

We’ve arrested an 18-year-old man from Cwmbran and a 24-year-old man from Newport on suspicion of attempted murder and both remain in custody at this time.

Detective Inspector Brendan Chambers, the senior investigating officer, said:

“Officers will be making further enquiries at this time, and we’ve established two scene guards in Fairwater Close and Fairwater Way.

“These will remain in place as this investigation progresses so it is possible that you might see ongoing police activity in the Fairwater area of Cwmbran.

“If you have concerns or information then please do stop and talk with us.”

Anyone with information is asked to call us on 101, or direct message us on Facebook or Twitter, quoting log reference 2300285624.

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