Posted: Wed 8th May 2024

Updated: Arrest following Bagillt ‘wounding incident’

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales


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Update: A man has been arrested following an alleged wounding incident in Bagillt this morning, Wednesday, May 8.

The incident – near the Stagg Inn on High Street – prompted an emergency response including an air ambulance.
North Flintshire Police said in a statement:  “We can confirm that a 49-year-old male has been arrested on suspicion of wounding offences in connection with the incident.”
“The victim, a 37-year-old male, was transferred to hospital via Air Ambulance and is currently in a stable condition.”
Chief Inspector Jon Aspinall said: “We’d like to reassure members of the local community that this appears to have been an isolated incident, and that there is no wider threat to the public.
“However, local officers will continue to conduct high visibility patrols in this area this evening.”

Earlier report: Police have launched a manhunt following a ‘wounding incident’ this morning in Bagillt.

The incident – near the Stagg Inn on High Street – prompted an emergency response including an air ambulance landing nearby.

A large police presence including armed officers remains in the area.

North Flintshire Police said in a statement: “Officers are currently in attendance following reports of a wounding incident in the Bagillt area.”

“A male has sustained injuries in this incident, which occurred earlier this morning.”

“Another male is currently being sought in connection with this offence, and officers remain in the area.”

“Circumstances are currently being investigated, but we believe this to be an isolated incident.”

“Further updates will be provided in due course.

Earlier report: An air ambulance touched down in Bagillt following an ‘incident’ which has led to High Street’s closure.

Police have yet to confirm the details of the incident, despite lots of speculation on social media.

North Flintshire Police have actively urged the public to avoid the area.

A brief statement released on social media by the police read, “Please avoid the High Street in Bagillt, emergency services are dealing with an incident and the road is closed for the time being.”

Witnesses near the scene have said a cordon is in place around the Stagg Inn car park.

A large number of police vehicles and an ambulance are at the scene.

A traffic report for the area states: “Road closed and slow traffic due to police incident on High Street both ways between Merllyn Lane and A548.”

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