Posted: Tue 19th Oct 2021

Updated: Two males have been arrested following an alleged stabbing in Bagillt

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Oct 19th, 2021

Update:

Two males have been arrested following an alleged stabbing in Bagillt this evening, Tuesday 19 October.

Emergency services were called to Bagillt High Street just after 8.15pm after a 16-year boy was reported to have been stabbed near McColls convenience store.

He was taken to Ysbyty Glan Clwyd for treatment.

Police have said it was an “isolated incident and there is no cause for further concern.”

Bagillt High Street was closed following an incident and drivers were asked to avoid the area.

An area near McColls shop has been cordoned off and will remain closed while forensic officers work at the scene.

A North Wales Police spokesperson said: “Following an incident on Bagillt High Street this evening in which a 16-year-old male was stabbed, we can confirm that two males have been arrested on suspicion of S18 Wounding. ”

“Please be assured this is an isolated incident and there is no cause for further concern.”

“The area will remain closed to the public whilst forensic officers conduct their enquiries.”

Earlier report: Police have closed Bagillt High Street this evening following an incident.

The road is closed in both directions, drivers have been asked to avoid the area.

North Wales Police posted the following on social media:

“High Street in Bagillt is currently closed due to a Police incident.”

“Please avoid the area and use alternative routes. The road will remain closed for the next few hours.”

No more details have been issued by police.

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