Crime

Attempted robbery and assault in Canton

Police in Cardiff are appealing for information following an attempted robbery and an assault which occurred on two boys in the Canton area of Cardiff last night (Wednesday, 30 December, 2020). At approximately 7.30pm, two boys, aged 14 and 12, were approached by a group of approximately ten males at the junction of Wells Street and Rolls Street. Members of the group demanded an electric scooter from one of the victims but he managed to get away from them before anything was taken. The other boy was approached by the same group and was assaulted with what has been described […]
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Section 60 Notice issued for Canton, Riverside and Grangetown

South Wales Police has issued a Section 60 Notice which gives officers the authority to stop and search anyone in Canton, Riverside and Grangetown tonight (Wednesday, December 30). The Section 60 Notice took effect from 8.02pm and will remain until 11pm. The Notice authorises any Constable in uniform, within that locality to exercise the powers under Section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994: to stop and search any pedestrian, or anything carried by them for offensive weapons or dangerous instruments without good reason, or to stop and search any vehicle, its driver and any passenger, for […]
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Illegal Pontprennau party shutdown and summons issued

A number of revellers have been reported for summons after an illegal rave was shut down by South Wales and Gwent Police forces on Sunday (December 27). Officers were alerted to the unlicensed event near Pontprennau – which was also in breach of current coronavirus restrictions –  at around 10.45pm. Party-goers began to disperse upon police arrival, but the details of those who remained were taken. Officers also conducted a number of vehicle stops and also located a number of others who’d fled the scene to nearby woods. Approximately 25 people were reported for summons for breaching coronavirus regulations, and […]
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Police appeal to trace serious assault victim

Detectives investigating a reported assault in the Roath area of Cardiff are appealing to trace the victim. Members of the public reported seeing an assault take place on Plasnewydd Square at around 3.05pm on Saturday, 19 December. The victim – described as a black man, approximately 5ft 11in tall, with short, dreadlocked hair and wearing a white top or jacket – was attacked by two men who exited a car on the street. Following the violent attack, the men fled scene, and the victim left along with a woman who had been heard screaming to try and stop the attack. […]
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Six people in hospital following Cardiff disturbance

South Wales Police is investigating a large disturbance which occurred in Cardiff city centre on Saturday night (November 21). Multiple reports of a violent incident on Queen Street were received at around 9.50pm. Six people have subsequently been taken to, or self-presented at, the University Hospital of Wales with various injuries. One person suffered head injuries and remains in a serious condition, while three others are believed to have sustained stab wounds. Two others have presented at hospital with lesser injuries. Two people have been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder and are currently in custody in Cardiff Bay. An […]
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Police appeal following Pentwyn stabbing

At 4.50pm on Tuesday, October 20 a report was received of a stabbing in Pant Glas, Pentwyn. Armed officers were deployed as a precaution to ensure the safety of the public and officers. A 31-year-old man from Penarth sustained significant injuries which are described as non-life threatening. He remains at the University Hospital of Wales, […]
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Man charged with dangerous driving following incident in Ely

A man has been charged in connection with an incident in Ely on Saturday afternoon. Officers were called to Stanway Road at around 4pm to reports of a road traffic collision. A 46-year-old woman and 27-year-old man were injured during the incident and it is believed the car involved – a silver Mazda MX5 – […]
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Women punched in two street robberies in Roath

South Wales Police are appealing for information and vigilance following two incidents in Roath. There have been two street robberies in consecutive nights involving lone females. Extensive enquiries are underway by detectives to identity and arrest those responsible. The suspects are two males on push bikes. Extra patrols are being carried out in the area. […]
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