Six boys arrested after man dies in alleged assault in south Wales | UK news



Six teenage boys have been arrested after a 58-year-old man died following an alleged assault.

The man died from his injuries after an incident at 12.55am on Sunday in Neath, south Wales.

South Wales police said six boys aged between 14 and 17 remained in custody.

DCI Darren George of the force’s major crime team said: “As a result of an incident during the early hours of Sunday, a 58-year-old male has sadly passed away. The victim’s family are being supported by specially trained officers.

“I am keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who was driving down Main Road, Skewen, between midnight and 1.30am who may have dashcam footage.

“This investigation is very much ongoing and I would like to remind the public of the importance of not speculating on the circumstances or naming people they believe may be involved.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any other information is asked to contact the force on 101, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting occurrence 1900322546.