South East Wales

Man, 28, impaled on fence at Belle Vue Park in Newport

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A man is being treated in hospital after he became impaled on a spikes at a city park.

Emergency services were called to Belle Vue Park, Newport, at about 00:50 BST on Friday.

Firefighters from Malpas and Duffryn used a saw to free the man in an operation which took more than an hour.

A 28-year-old man from Cardiff was taken to the nearby Royal Gwent Hospital with a leg injury, Gwent Police said.

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Image caption Belle Vue Park is next to the city's Royal Gwent Hospital

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