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Wentloog Avenue disturbance: Man charged with assault and violent disorder

A man has been appeared in court charged in connection with a disturbance on Wentloog Avenue, Trowbridge, Cardiff.

James Anthony Mongan has been charged with two counts of assault causing grievous bodily harm and one count of violent disorder at the Shirenewton site on Sunday, March 21.

The 35-year-old from London appeared at Cardiff Crown Court on Wednesday, May 5 and was further remanded in custody. A trial is listed for November 2021.

Officers were called to reports of an assault shortly after 4pm on Sunday, March 21.

* Three men were injured during the disturbance with one suffering potentially life-changing injuries.
* A number of weapons have been seized and it is understood that those involved are known to each other.
* Thirteen other males, aged between 16 and 52, have also been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder, assault and possession of offensive weapons. Of the 13, eight are on police bail and five are released under investigation.

We thank the local community for their patience, understanding and co-operation while police cordons were in place during the initial response.

This is a complex investigation involving a number of other police forces and further arrests are anticipated.

Witnesses or anyone with information, including video and dash-cam footage, is asked to please contact South Wales Police quoting reference *098726.

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