Pontarddulais attack: Two men held on suspicion of attempted murder

A sign for Garnswllt Road in Pontarddulais
Image caption Police said the victim remains in hospital in a critical condition

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a violent attack on a pensioner in her own home.

The 72-year-old victim is in a critical condition after the attack on Garnswllt Road, Pontarddulais, at about 08:15 GMT on 9 January.

Police said a 40-year-old man remains in custody while a 36-year-old man has been released while inquiries continue.

Det Insp Matthew Davies said: "I'm confident that someone locally holds information which could prove crucial."

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