Man severs artery in arm during altercation outside Neath pub
A MAN is in hospital after severing an artery in his arm during an altercation outside a Neath town centre pub.
Police were called to Water Street, near the Greyhound public house, at around 4.25pm yesterday.
It is believed the man's arm went through a window, causing a horrendous injury.
Inspector Huw Griffiths said: "They (the officers) were confronted with a 38-year-old male suffering from what appeared to be a serious arm injury.
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"He had severed an artery and there was a substantial amount of blood at the scene.
"The male was conveyed by ambulance to Morriston Hospital, and he remains there today."
Mr Griffiths said the matter was still being investigated, but it appeared the man's arm had gone through a window.
Police have confirmed a 51-year-old man was arrested at the scene and is currently on police bail while the investigation continues.
A second man, aged 48, was also arrested but was later released without charge.