One man remains in custody following assault in town

By Desmond Pugh   |   Senior reporter and photographer   |
Wednesday 29th June 2022 5:35 pm
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The scene at Monnow Street where the assault took place
The scene Sunday morning as police investige the assault (Nick Hartland )

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A 19-year-old-man remains in police custody following an assault in Monnow Street in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Three men were arrested on suspicion of assault after a 43-year-old man from Poole was admitted to hospital with injuries where he remains in a serious condition.

A 19-year-old has been released on conditional bail and a 21-year-old was released without charge.

Gwent Police are still investigating an assault in Monnow Street at around 1.15am on Sunday 26 June after a man was found unconscious and are continuing to appeal for witnesses.

Monnow Street and St John Street were closed for most of Sunday while scene of crime officers combed and photographed the pavement and road beside the town’s Halifax Bank, including its doorway.

Anyone with details, including CCTV or dashcam footage, can call 101 or DM the police, quoting log 2200213333.You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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