Attempted murder arrest after two Newport children injured

A 27-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after two children were taken to hospital with injuries.

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Children out of hospital after knife wound treatment

Two children who suffered knife wounds in an incident in Newport yesterday have now been released from hospital, police say.

The seven-year-old boy and 16-month-old baby girl were taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital yesterday morning after police were called to a property in Salisbury Close.

They are now being cared for by relatives.

A 27-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Arrested woman being treated at 'appropriate facility'

A 27-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of attempted murder this morning is no longer in hospital, but is instead receiving treatment at an "appropriate facility", police say.

The woman suffered knife wounds and was initially taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport.

Two children - a seven-year-old boy and a 16-month-old baby girl - remain in a stable condition at the Royal Gwent Hospital, where they have been receiving treatment after suffering knife wounds in an incident at Salisbury Close.

Police are continuing to investigate.

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Gwent Police: 'This is a tragic but isolated incident'

Police investigating after two children suffered injuries at a Newport address have described it as a "tragic but isolated incident".

Chief Superintendent Mark Warrender, of Gwent Police, also urged anyone with information to contact the force.

A 27-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Newport incident: Injured children 'stable' in hospital

A police officer stands guard outside a house in Salisbury Close, Newport

A 16-month-old baby girl and a seven-year-old boy taken to hospital with injuries this morning are said to be in a stable condition, according to police.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Gwent Police Chief Superintendent Mark Warrender said the incident was tragic and urged members of the public to come forward with information.

Speaking to reporters outside the force's central station in Newport, he refused to comment on the relationship between the woman and the children, but he said both youngsters and the arrested woman sustained knife injuries.

Specialist officers are offering support to the family, he added.

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'Shock' at arrest after two children injured in Newport

Newport residents say they're shocked at news of a woman's arrest after two children were taken to hospital with injuries.

An elderly lady, who did not wish to be named, said:

There was such a commotion this morning.

I counted three or four police cars and three ambulances. Straight away you could tell something was wrong.

It's really unusual because this is a retirement complex so you don't expect something like this to happen.

To hear there are two children involved is very sad.

Attempted murder arrest after two children injured

Two children are being treated at the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport after suffering injuries Credit: PA archive

A 27-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after two children were taken to hospital with injuries.

Gwent Police were called to a house on Salisbury Close in Newport at around 8 o'clock this morning, where a knife was recovered.

The force said two children - a seven-year-old boy and a 16-month-old baby girl - suffered injuries and are currently being treated at the Royal Gwent Hospital.

The woman arrested is also receiving treatment for injuries.

A police spokesperson said: "We are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident at this time."

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