19 Jan 2018

A fifth man has been arrested in connection with the investigation into the grievous bodily harm of a man in Aberystwyth in the early hours of Sunday, January 14.

The 24-year old man, arrested on suspicion of assault, currently remains in police custody.

A 19-year-old man has been released on police bail.

Three men aged 20, 23 and 25 have been  released under investigation.

The 19 year old victim remains in a critical condition in hospital.

Enquiries are ongoing with an incident room in place at Aberystwyth Police Station.

DCI Anthony Evans said:

“We are still trying to find the adult male who administered first aid to Ifan before emergency services arrived. We would really like to speak to him to see if he can help in any way with our investigation.

“Anyone else who has not yet come forward who was in the High Street area between 12.45am and 2.30am  and has information or footage of the incident, please get in touch. What may seem insignificant to you could be a vital piece of the jigsaw in this investigation.  Call the incident room in Aberystwyth by calling 101 quoting incident 402 of Jan 14th.

ENDS

19.01.18