Cardiff ‘stabbing’ horror: Ibis hotel on lockdown as man rushed to hospital

St Helens: Police cordon off area following stabbing

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A second man was also taken to a local hospital following reports of a stabbing in the Cardiff Gate area. Images at the scene showed South Wales Police creating a cordon around the immediate area. Ambulance services are also present at the scene while witnesses described seeing a man carried away on a stretcher. 

Police were called to the scene at 11am which led to a 23-year-old man being arrested. 

A South Wales Police spokesperson said: “A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of section 18 assault following reports of a stabbing in the car park of the Ibis Hotel, Cardiff Gate.

“Emergency services were called at around 11am this morning.

“One man has been taken to hospital.

“It is understood that those involved are known to each other and enquiries are on-going.

“Witnesses to the incident or anyone with information is urged to please contact South Wales Police quoting occurrence number *277240.”

Ambulances services told WalesOnline they received a call at 10.53am. 

After treating the injured the man at the scene, he was then taken to University Hospital of Wales. 

They said: “We received a call at 10.53 am.

“We sent a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance.

“One patient was conveyed to University Hospital of Wales.”

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