Two men stabbed in ‘serious assault’ in Cardiff city centre

Two men have been injured in a “serious assault” on Cardiff’s Kingsway.

The men, both 21, are being treated for “puncture wounds” after the stabbing incident at 1am on Sunday, August 29. Both are described as being in a stable condition.

A large section of Cardiff city centre has been cordoned off by police and it will remain closed, according to a South Wales Police statement. The cordon, initially in place around the A4161/Castle Street up to Kingsway was extended as officers investigated the incident. Police remain at the scene on Sunday lunchtime.

It is the second stabbing incident in the city this weekend. A teenager is in hospital after being attacked at 3am on Saturday. Police do not believe the incidents are connected.

Detective Inspector Matthew Cox said: “We are investigating another serious assault in Cardiff city centre. On this occasion, two men were injured but thankfully both are currently in a stable condition. We have a team of officers working hard to identify who was responsible. This incident is not believed to be linked to the assault that occurred in the early hours of Saturday.

“Knife crime has devastating consequences and tackling this concerning issue is a priority for us. Our officers are patrolling the city centre and are exercising stop and search powers when they have grounds to do so.”

Anybody who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact police quoting *303953.

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