A man has been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing incident in a South Wales town involving a lady who was pregnant.
The man has been identified as Daniel Mihai Popescu. South Wales Police had earlier received reports of a stabbing incident involving a 29-year-old pregnant woman at around 9:10 a.m. Following that, the patient was brought to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff, where medical professionals first declared the injuries to be non-life-threatening.
Who is Daniel Mihai Popescu?
Daniel Mihai Popescu is 24 years old. He is a resident of Merthyr Tydfil. Apart from the charge of attempted murder, he is facing further charges of stalking and intimidating witnesses in relation to an incident that happened on Tuesday on Moy Road, Aberfan, Merthyr.
At approximately 9:10 a.m., South Wales Police had earlier received reports of a stabbing incident involving a pregnant woman, age 29. After that, the sufferer was taken to Cardiff’s University Hospital of Wales, where doctors initially determined that the injuries were not life-threatening.
Shortly before 4 p.m. on Tuesday, a man who was reportedly familiar with the victim was taken into custody on suspicion of attempted murder in reaction to the event. Following the event, community centers and schools were closed as a precaution.
Police Spokeswoman in a press conference said, “Daniel Mihai Popescu, age 28, from Merthyr, has today been charged with attempted murder following an incident on Moy Road, Aberfan, Merthyr, yesterday morning,” a police spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
He is scheduled to appear in Merthyr Magistrates Court at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 7. The woman, 29, who sustained injuries in the event has been released from the hospital.”