Man charged following assault in Pantside

The 19 year old man who was arrested following a man being stabbed in Pantside last week has been charged.

A 23 year old man from Cwmcarn was attacked on Old Pant Road, Pantside on Thursday evening, 28th May.  He sustained a stab wound to his chest and following treatment at Royal Gwent Hospital, has now been discharged.

The weapon used in the incident has been recovered by police.

The 19 year old man, from the Penpedairheol area, was charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and Section 18 - wounding with intent.  He appeared at Court on 30th May, and has been further remanded to next appear on 29th June.