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Attempted murder arrest after car and pedestrian incident

Police called to Blaina High Street just after midnight

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a report of a road traffic collision between a car and a pedestrian in Blaina in the early hours of this morning.

A 33-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment and his condition is currently stable.

Gwent Police have arrested a 25-year-old man from the Blaina area on suspicion of attempted murder and he is currently in custody.

A section of High Street remains closed to all pedestrians and traffic in both directions.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed or may have information about this incident to come forward.

Please call Gwent Police on 101 or direct message our social media channels on Facebook and Twitter, quoting log reference 2000001314.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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