At 12.47pm South Wales Police received a report that a woman in Allensbank Road has been assaulted and suffered a neck wound.
A second report was received at 12.51pm that a man had been assaulted in Tewkesbury Street.
The woman, who is in her 60s, was described as conscious and breathing at the scene and was taken to the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, for treatment. There is no update on her current condition.
The male victim, who is in his 30s, was described as being in shock after suffering facial injuries.
A man was arrested in Dalton Street at 1.12pm and a knife has been recovered.
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An overnight vigil is taking place this evening to commemorate 100 years since the bloodiest day in the history of the British Army.
The showers will ease overnight with a brisk wind around the coasts and relatively mild temperatures!
We visit two communities in the South Wales Valleys which are preparing to mark the commemorations