Posted: Thu 16th Jun 2016

Three people released on bail following Shotton assault.

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jun 16th, 2016

Two men and a woman arrested on suspicion of wounding yesterday have been released on police bail.

The three were arrested following an assault on a man in Shotton on Wedensday, they have been released pending  further investigation by police.

Police cordoned off two houses in Shotton yesterday morning after a man was taken to hospital following an alleged assault. 

Officers were called just after 9am on to the North Street area following the incident, officers we seen at a property on Westminster Crescent, an ambulance was also in attendance.

Police also attended a second property on North Street next to Allans Close around 200 yards from the Westminster Close house, the assault is thought to have taken place here, both were cordoned off with police tape.


House on Westminster Crescent cordoned off by police – it’s believed the man who was assaulted made his way to the address here from the top of North Street.

Police have confirmed there was no knife used during the assault despite reports locally suggesting the man has suffered stab wounds.

A neighbour said they believed the assault took place near the North Street house and the victim then made his way to Westminster Crescent where an ambulance was called.

Police later confirmed two men and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of wounding.

The victim was taken to the Countess of Chester Hospital with non- life threatening injuries.

Police are appealing for information following an incident this morning.

DI Jon Salisbury-Jones said ;

“ I am appealing to witnesses or anyone with information about this serious incident to contact police on 101. The reference number is U087643.”

Police and crime scene investigators were still examining the North Street property at 5pm.

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