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Two men arrested following assault which left a pensioner in a critical condition

Officers investigating an assault which left a pensioner in a critical condition in hospital have made two arrests.

Two men, aged 40 and 36, were arrested yesterday on suspicion of attempted murder, following the incident on Garnswllt Road, Pontarddulais, on January 9th.

The 36-year-old has since been released under investigation, while the 40-year-old remains in custody.

Detective Inspector Matthew Davies said: “We continue to have a number of detectives dedicated to this enquiry and I would like to reassure the public that we remain committed to bringing the person responsible for this assault on a defenceless woman to justice.

“We are following a number of lines of enquiry, but I would continue to appeal to the public to keep coming forward with any information which could assist the investigation.

“I’m confident that someone locally holds information which could prove crucial.”

Anyone with any information should contact 101, quoting occurrence 1900010488.

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111.