A MAN has been hurt after falling from a ladder in Caerleon this morning.

The Argus has been told the man was fixing a window at Robertson and Co estate agents on High Street when the incident occurred.

A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 8.32am today, Wednesday August 6, to reports a man had fallen from a ladder in Caerleon, Newport.

“A crew in an emergency ambulance attended, and a man in his 50s was taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital.”

The extent of his injuries is not yet known.