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Third man arrested after lay-by shooting

South Wales Police have arrested a third person in connection with a shooting in Mountain Ash.

A 51 year old man from Pontypridd has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is currently in police custody.

The shooting happened in a lay-by on the A4059 between Mountain Ash and Abercynon on Sunday 26th July.

Police have been granted a further 36 hours to question a 46 year old man who was arrested on Monday.

Another man, 46, from Mountain Ash, who was arrested yesterday, has been released on bail.

Mark Jones, 43, also from Mountain Ash, remains in a critical condition in hospital.

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Two treated after liquid accelerant poured through letterbox

Credit: South Wales Fire and Rescue Service

Two people have been treated by paramedics at a property in Cardiff after liquid accelerant was poured through a letterbox and set on fire.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service say it was called to the house in the Llanrumney area just after 1.30am this morning.

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