Three males arrested after man suffers knife wounds in Newport town centre

Three males including a teenager have been arrested after a man suffered suspected knife wounds to his arm in a Shropshire high street over the weekend.

Newport High Street
Newport High Street

The 21-year-old victim was taken to hospital for treatment for injuries to his arm, believed to have been caused by a knife in the early hours of Sunday.

Police were called to a disturbance in Newport's High Street at about 12.45am.

A 33-year-old man and a 48-year-old man, both from Newport, were arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, alongside a 17-year-old boy.

All three are on bail while the investigation continues. The victim's injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Detective Sergeant Andrew Dawson said: “We understand this will be concerning for local residents and we would like to reassure the community that we are taking this incident extremely seriously.”

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