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Police: Hostage situation resolved in Swansea

South Wales Police say a hostage incident at Swansea Marina has been resolved. A local man is in police custody at Swansea police station.

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Man arrested after Swansea hostage situation

South Wales Police say a hostage incident at Swansea Marina has been resolved. A local man is in police custody at Swansea police station.

In a statement, South Wales Police said: "Officers were called to the building at 4pm on Friday after a man was taken hostage inside a public area of the building, by another man who was in possession of a firearm.

"Specialist resources were dispatched to the scene, including the police helicopter, armed response officers, and a trained police negotiator.

"After approximately two hours, a tactical response team discharged a Taser to subdue the man and detain him. A handgun has been recovered from the scene."

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