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Teenager arrested in Cardiff for suspected terrorism offences

South Wales Police made the arrest on Wednesday afternoon

An 18-year-old man from Grangetown in Cardiff has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences.

South Wales Police say he has been arrested under the Section 5, Terrorism Act 2006 for assisting in the preparation of an act of terrorism.

Police said that today's arrest was not linked to any immediate threat to public safety.


Four arrested in Cardiff over slavery allegations

Four men have been arrested in Cardiff by detectives investigating slavery and kidnap allegations, Gwent Police said.

An operation involving three police forces saw warrants executed at five addresses in Bristol and Cardiff this morning. Four men from the Rumney area of the Welsh capital were arrested.

Police working on Operation Imperial are probing alleged offences of slavery, forced labour, false imprisonment, kidnap and assault.

Lead officer Detective Superintendent Paul Griffiths said: "The alleged offences we are investigating are extremely serious and we would urge anyone with any information which could assist to contact the Imperial team directly."

Man held over Cardiff Prison death 'is fellow inmate'

Prison sources have told the Press Association the man arrested following the death of an inmate at Cardiff Prison is a serving prisoner.

It remains unclear at present what the arrested man's status is and what wing the police's investigation centres around.

South Wales Police say the death of the 45-year-old inmate is being treated as 'suspicious.'

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Police investigating 'suspicious' death at Cardiff Prison

South Wales Police says the death of a 45-year-old inmate at Cardiff Prison yesterday is being treated as 'suspicious.'

A 22-year-old man has been arrested and is in custody.

South Wales Police is investigating the suspicious death of a 45-year-old inmate at HMP Cardiff during the early hours of Thursday, March 6.

A 22-year-old man has been arrested and is in custody at Cardiff Bay Police Station.

The HM Coroner has been informed and an investigation is continuing.

– South Wales Police statement


Pensioner stabbed in Cardiff cemetery attack

Police said the incident took place in Cathays Cemetery. Credit: Google Street View

Police said a 66-year-old woman was one of two people stabbed today at a Cardiff cemetery in an apparently unprovoked attack.

South Wales Police have arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with the incident, which left the woman in hospital undergoing surgery. Her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

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Police: Cathays assaults 'appear to be unprovoked'

Police say a 25-year-old man arrested following two assaults in Cathays, Cardiff this afternoon remains in custody.

At 12.47pm today officers were called to Cathays Cemetery where a woman had been stabbed and this was followed by an incident around four minutes later in Tewkesbury Street where a man had also been assaulted resulting in facial injuries.

The woman is undergoing surgery at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, her injuries are not life-threatening and we awaiting a further update on her condition.

Understandably the local community are shocked by what appears to be an unprovoked assault on two people.

Officers, including armed response officers, were quickly at the scene and were able to make the arrest within 30 minutes. Thankfully incidents such as this are rare, Cardiff is a safe city, the injuries sustained are not life-threatening and a person remains in custody.

– Chief Inspector Helen Summerfield
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