AN 18-YEAR-OLD from Newport has been arrested after a boy was stabbed in the leg in the city last week.

On Wednesday, February 3, the 17-year-old boy was followed from Black Ash Park to Somerton Road at around 7.45pm-8pm. He was stabbed in the leg outside St Andrew's Church.

He was taken to hospital for treatment but has since been released.


A Gwent Police spokesperson said: "An 18-year-old man from Newport has been arrested on suspicion of section 18 - wounding with intent and has since been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

"The investigation is continuing.

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