South Wales Police can confirm officers are not looking for anybody in relation to yesterday’s incident which occurred in Taff Street, Pontypridd.
Officers are satisfied that no crime was committed against the man who was taken to hospital.
Local Inspector Nigel Griffiths, said:
“I am very keen to reassure the community after yesterday’s dramatic events which no doubt caused concern.
“There was speculation that the man involved has been stabbed by somebody but we can now confirm this did not happen.
“I’d like to thank the people of Pontypridd for the cooperation and support they showed in the town centre yesterday afternoon.”
The 51 year-old man involved in the incident has since been released from hospital.
He faces further questions from officers.