45-year-old man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

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A 45 year-old-man from the Penydarren area of Merthyr Tydfil has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

South Wales Police were called shortly after 10.00am this morning to a property in Dowlais in in response to reports of an assault.

A 35 year old man has been taken to the University Hospital of Wales with life threatening injuries.

The 45 year-old-man has been taken to Cardiff Bay police station where he is being questioned.