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Armed police called to stabbing incident in Holywell

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Monday, Nov 20th, 2017.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A man received a ‘non-life-threatening injury” in a stabbing incident in Holywell today.

Officers from Cheshire and North Wales Alliance Armed Policing Unit posted a video on social media this afternoon of a high speed response to the incident.

The video captured by a member of armed policing team shows a BMW X5 armed response vehicle traveling at high speed along Shotwick Road in Deeside as the team head for the A494 and A55 to Holywell.

Posting onto Twitter the officer says: “Ride along with ARVs en route to a stabbing in Holywell! One in custody! AFOs are advanced drivers capable of driving at high speeds.”

The incident happened just before 12.30pm at Llys Emlyn Williams supported housing project on Old Chester Road in Milwr.

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A spokesperson for North Wales Police said:

“We were called  at 12.24pm to reports of an incident at Llys Emlyn Williams, Old Chester Road, Holywell.  One male sustained a non life threatening stab wound and was taken to Ysbyty Glan Clwyd, A male has been arrested on suspicion of wounding.”

A spokesman for the Welsh Ambulance Service said:

“We were called at shortly before 12.35pm to reports of an incident at an address on Old Chester Road, Milwr. We sent a crew in an emergency ambulance and a man was taken to Ysbyty Glan Clwyd with a non-life-threatening injury”[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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