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Man stabbed in town

Created on 19/09/2019 @ 20:31
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Welshpool is in shock tonight after police confirmed a man was stabbed from behind close to the fire station yesterday morning (Wednesday).

The incident happened minutes after the man had got off a bus in the town centre and was walking in Severn Road.

Police say he suffered neck and abdomen punctures from the attack which happened at around 9.45am.

“Two men were walking near the fire station at Severn Road, after getting off a bus in the town centre, when one was stabbed from behind,” the police confirmed.

“He received puncture wounds to his neck and abdomen, which are not life threatening. He was not hospitalised. The attacker made off from the scene towards the town centre. The second man was not injured.”

A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and possession of a knife in connection to the incident. He remains in police custody. Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection to the incident.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them urgently. They are particularly keen to receive dash cam footage from anyone travelling through the area between 9.30am and 10am.

Report information online at:, by email at:, or by calling 101.

If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908. Quote reference: DPP/0010/18/09/2019/01/C.”

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