Five rushed to hospital with injuries after mass assault in city centre

South Wales Police said the five people injured in Cardiff had ‘superficial injuries’ as they appealed for witnesses who may have mobile phone or dashcam footage of the incident to come forward

Bottles of milk were seen spilled onto the street outside a row of shops in central Cardiff

Five people have been rushed to hospital following a mass assault in Cardiff.

Police say the victims have “superficial injuries” following the incident in the major centre.

South Wales Police have not yet provided more detail on the assault on a busy inner city street.

A row of shops, including a hair salon and food outlet, were cordoned off as the area became a hive of police activity on Sunday afternoon.

Multiple bottles of milk could be seen outside a row of shops, with some spilling onto the street outside Afro Barbers.

According to Wales Online, police were called to City Road following reports of an assault at around 2.45pm.

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A row of shops on Cardiff’s City Rd is cordoned off following the incident


Mark Lewis)

The road was filled with emergency vehicles following the incident on Sunday afternoon.

The force appealed for witnesses to come forward and passing drivers to look for potential dashcam footage.

Police urged people “to stay away” in their statement issued after the incident.

Police at the scene of the incident outside the Afro Barbers on busy City Rd


Mark Lewis)

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service also attended the scene to “assist” the police response.

A spokesman for police on Sunday evening said: “At around 2.44pm today, emergency services attended an address on City Road, Cardiff after reports of an assault.

“Five people attended hospital with superficial injuries.”

South Wales Police are appealing for anyone with mobile phone or dash-cam footage of the incident or the aftermath, to make contact quoting ref 2100312749.

People can also visit this page to provide information, send a private message to police on Facebook / Twitter, email [email protected] or call 101.

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