Appeal for witnesses following assault

We are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Newport.

Officers are investigating an assault which took place on the Southern Distributor Road at the roundabout by the Maesglas playing fields on Wednesday, February 19, between 5pm and 5.30pm.

The assault took place following a minor road traffic collision involving a red Toyota Avensis and a white Transit van.

A man in his 70s received facial injuries during the assault.

A 46-year-old man from Swansea was arrested on suspicion of assault and has been released under investigation.

We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any dash cam footage of the area at that time, to get in contact.

Anyone with any information is asked to call us on 101 quoting reference 2000062128 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

You can also contact us via direct message through our Facebook and Twitter pages.