‘Large disturbance’ leaves six injured in Cardiff

Police said one person is seriously ill with head injuries.

Police officer in Cardiff city centre
Police officer in Cardiff city centre

Six people have been taken to hospital after violent disorder in Cardiff city centre.

One victim is in a serious condition with head injuries and three people are believed to have been stabbed, South Wales Police said.

Police van in Cardiff city centre
Six people were injured in the disturbance (Ben Birchall/PA)

Two others were also injured and all the victims are being treated at the University Hospital of Wales.

The force received multiple reports of a “large disturbance” on Queen Street at around 9.50pm on Saturday and two people have been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder and are currently in custody in Cardiff Bay.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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