Two men and a 16-year-old boy have been taken to hospital after an incident which saw firearms officers deployed to a busy Newport street. Gwent Police were called to an "altercation" in Commercial Road, Pillgwenlly, at around 9.20pm on Monday, April 1.

Specially trained firearms officers were joined by Welsh Ambulance Service paramedics. Two men, aged 19 and 36, and a 16-year-old boy (all three from Newport) were taken to hospital for treatment.

Police said enquiries were still ongoing. For the latest Welsh news delivered to your inbox sign up to our newsletter.

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A Gwent Police spokesperson said: "We received a report of an altercation in Commercial Road, Newport, at around 9.20pm on Monday, April 1. Officers, including specially trained firearms officers, attended along with paramedics from the Welsh Ambulance Service.

"Two men, aged 19 and 36, and a 16-year-old boy all from Newport were taken to hospital for treatment. Enquiries are ongoing, and anyone with information, including CCTV or dashcam, is asked to call 101 or message us online quoting log reference 2400105641."

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