Appeal for witnesses following stabbing in Caerphilly

Written by on 15th May 2022

Police are appealing for information and witnesses after responding to reports of a stabbing in Caerphilly town centre in the early hours of Saturday 14 May.

Gwent Police say they received reports that a 32-year-old-man from Caerphilly had been stabbed in the stomach outside Castle Court shopping centre, Caerphilly, at around 1.25am on Saturday 14 May.

The 32-year-old was reportedly walking along Castle Court with a 29-year-old woman from Caerphilly when they were allegedly approached by a group of people and assaulted. During the assault, the man was stabbed and the woman received head injuries.

He was taken to the University Hospital of Wales with what are thought to be life threatening injuries.

The 29-year-old woman was taken to the University Hospital of Wales for treatment. Her injuries are not life threatening.

Officers have arrested three people – a 27-year-old man, a 17-year-old boy and a 17-year-old girl – all on suspicion of attempted murder. They are currently in police custody.

Police are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area between 1.00am – 1.30am, or those who have information that could help the ongoing investigation.

Please contact 101, quoting reference 2200159970, or direct message Gwent Police on Facebook or Twitter. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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