Jake Mark Sweeney dies after Caerphilly 'street assault'

Jake Mark Sweeney Jake Sweeney died in hospital four days after he was assaulted

A man has died in hospital four days after being allegedly assaulted outside a pub in Caerphilly town centre.

Jake Mark Sweeney, 26, who lived locally, suffered a serious head injury.

Gwent Police want to speak to anyone who was outside the Irish Tymes pub on Station Terrace between 01:00 and 02:00 BST on 24 August.

A man, 23, has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

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