Last night (Sunday 3rd November 2019) at approximately 11.40pm officers responded to a report of three men fighting on Limestone Road in Nantyglo, in Brynmawr, Blaenau Gwent.
During the altercation, it is a believed that a 22 year-old man from the Brynmawr area sustained a stab wound to the stomach from a bladed weapon.
He was taken to hospital with serious injuries which at this time are not thought to be life threatening.
Detective Inspector Jamie Cooper said: “A 20 year-old man and a 21 year-old man from the Brynmawr area were last night arrested on suspicion of Section 18 Assault and currently remain in police custody.
“We are following up on all lines of enquires at the moment and are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or may have any information on the assault, to please contact Gwent Police.
“There will be an increased presence of police in the Brynmawr area while we investigate, with officers also conducting house to house enquiries.”
If you have any information that could assist with the investigation you can call Gwent Police on 101 quoting reference: 1900407102 or direct message us on Facebook or Twitter.
Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.