Police seek witness and warn of Christmas burglaries

South Wales Police are looking for a man regarding an assault which took place in a club on Castle Street in the early hours of Wednesday 4th November. The assault resulted in a 20 year old man needing 15 stitches in his ear.

The police believe that there were “a number of university students in the area at the time” and are appealing for any information students can give them.

If you can identify the man, or have any other information regarding the attack, please contact South Wales Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting occurrence number 1500408910.

Police are also issuing leaflets with advice on securing student houses over Christmas. They advise that students “never leave expensive items on display”, “use timer light switches when your property is unattended for any length of time” and “remove obvious signs that its’ a student house”.

Police are urging students to take precautions before leaving the city for the Christmas period such as: shut and lock garden gates,ensure all doors and windows are locked when you leave, ask your landlord/trusted neighbour to check to keep an eye on your house, clear garden of items that could be used to force entrance and to register your valuables with the national register.