A MAN suffered a serious hand injury in Barry after police were called to a report of a man with a knife.

Police were called the incident at around 8.30pm on Monday, June 3, on Barry Road.

Jack Ullah, 33, from Barry, appeared at Cardiff Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, June 5 charged with aggravated burglary, assault, and possession of a knife.

The 28-year-old man suffered a serious hand injury during the incident and a suspect was arrested within 24 hours.

Ullah is remanded in custody for a further court hearing on July 4.

A South Wales Police spokesperson said knife crime can have devastating impacts.

The spokesperson said: “Although knife crime is not a part of everyday life in South Wales, it is important that we continue taking action to prevent a problem occurring.

“Knife crime affects only the minority of our population. However, any incident involving a knife can have devastating consequences for those involved.

“If you have suspicions that someone may be carrying a knife, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or contact the police.”