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Police officer left bloodied after dealing with Newport incident

The images were posted by Gwent Police Superintendent, Ian Roberts Credit: Gwent Police

A police officer was left bloodied after an incident in Newport.

Pictures posted on social media show a uniformed officer with a bandage around his head and blood on his neck.

The images were posted by Gwent Police Superintendent, Ian Roberts

Mr Roberts said the images show the "24/7 demands" on the police and he praised the A&E staff at the Royal Gwent hospital for the care they gave his colleague.