South East Wales

Two charged with iron bar attack in Monmouth

Scene of incident
Image caption The incident happened on Saturday night in this area of Monmouth

Two people are due before magistrates charged in connection with an incident in Monmouth which saw a man hit with an iron bar.

Police say the victim was trying to prevent a group of youths jumping on top of a parked car when he was hit.

A man, 20, has been charged with grievous bodily harm and obstructing or resisting police.

A 16-year-old man is also charged with grievous bodily harm and a section 4 public order offence.

Both will appear before Caerphilly magistrates on Monday.

A 22-year-old woman from Raglan has been cautioned for public order and obstructing police.

Both men are from Monmouth.