South West Wales

Man who cut own throat in Haverfordwest court arrested

Lukasz Pawlowski Image copyright Facebook
Image caption Dyfed-Powys Police said Pawlowski's condition had "improved"

A sex attacker who cut his own throat in the dock at Haverfordwest Magistrates' Court has been arrested.

Lukasz Robert Pawlowski of Pembroke Dock, appeared for sentence at the Pembrokeshire court on Wednesday after pleading guilty to sexual assault.

He was airlifted to Swansea's Morriston Hospital and is said to be recovering.

Dyfed-Powys Police confirmed they have arrested a 33-year-old man on suspicion of possession of an article with a blade or point.

It is understood he lost consciousness and bled heavily after cutting himself.

The court was closed after the incident but reopened on Thursday.

Image caption Dyfed-Powys Police said the investigation is ongoing

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