Maureen Harry
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Neighbour's 'shock' at Newport attempted child murders

Neighbours have spoken of their shock after a woman was arrested on suspicion of attempting to murder two children in Newport.

Maureen Harry said she woke to find emergency services near her home in Salisbury Close, Shaftsbury, on Wednesday.

A seven-year old boy and a 16-month-old baby girl were found injured and are being treated at the Royal Gwent Hospital.

A 27-year old woman, who neighbours say is the children's mother, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is also being treated for injuries.

Arrest over attempted child murders

  • 07 May 2014
  • From the section Wales