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Man in hospital with ‘life-changing’ injuries following incident in Cwmbran

A 26-year-old man has been taken to hospital after he was reportedly hit by a white Audi in Fairwater Way last night. Police said his condition is believed to be “life-changing”.

Two men have been arrested for attempted murder following an incident. Police are appealing for information after being called to a report of an assault at around 8.45pm on Thursday 24 August.

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Police is stopping access to a section of Fairwater Shops (Photo: Cwmbran Life)

An 18-year-old man from Cwmbran and a 24-year-old man from Newport have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and 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.”

Any information?

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

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Man in hospital with ‘life-changing’ injuries following incident in Cwmbran

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A section of Fairwater Way in Cwmbran is closed (Photo: Cwmbran Life)