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Cardiff Bay stabbing: Man arrested & appeal for information

A 22-YEAR-OLD man from Gabalfa has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent following a stabbing in Bute Place, Cardiff Bay, during the early hours of Monday, June 6.

A 26-year-old man from Newport was taken to the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, with injuries described as neither life threatening nor life changing.

Officers are trying to trace anybody else who was in the area at the time, and may have witnessed what happened, or has information or footage regarding those involved.

Detective Inspector Claire Lamerton, from South Wales Police, said: “We are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed a road traffic collision involving a BMW and VW Golf near the Welsh Government building at around midnight and then an altercation involving a group of males close to the Wales Millennium Centre.

“We believe both incidents are linked and are carrying out extensive enquiries to establish the exact circumstances.

“While members of the public bravely came to the aid of the victim, the suspects fled in the direction of the Red Dragon Centre.”

Anyone with information or footage is urged to contact South Wales Police via 101 or https://bit.ly/SWPProvideInfo and quote reference number 2200188250.

Although knife crime is not a part of everyday life in South Wales, it is important that we continue taking action to prevent a problem occurring.

Knife crime is down by 9% in Wales and it affects only the minority of our population. However, any incident involving a knife can have devastating consequences for those involved.

Through our campaign #NotTheOne, we aim to educate young people on the dangers of carrying a knife by giving parents, teachers and community groups the tools they

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