Teenager arrested in Shotton on suspicion of wounding after an alleged knife incident last night
Officers from the North Wales and Cheshire Alliance Armed Policing Unit made an arrest in the early hours of Friday morning following an alleged knife incident in Connah’s Quay.
Two armed response vehicles, a police dog unit and two other police vehicles blocked the road outside a house in Shotton where a suspect was arrested.
A number of police officers were seen in the driveway of the house as the youth was taken into custody just after 12.00am on Friday morning.
Police were responding to an incident which happened on Connah’s Quay High Street at 11.15pm on Thursday, they say a male received “non-life-threatening injuries” after being assaulted.
A spokesman for the Wales Ambulance Service said;
We were called at about 11.20pm on Thursday 23 March to reports of an incident in Connah’s Quay.
We sent two crews in emergency ambulances and a man was treated at the scene for non-life-threatening injuries before making his own way to hospital.
Officers tweeted “ARVs (armed response vehicles) just stopped vehicle and arrested male subject for wounding with knife” Police confirmed this morning a 17-year-old local male was arrested on suspicion of wounding.
#AAP busy shift so far. ARVs just stopped vehicle and arrested male subject for wounding with knife in @NWPNorthFlint #safernorthwales pic.twitter.com/hpwtu4KD9b
— Cheshire&NWales AAP (@CheshNWalesAAP) March 24, 2017
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