Gwent Police are appealing for information after a midday armed robbery took place in Caerleon today.
The incident occurred in Cross Street at around 12:40pm.
Police are interested in speaking to anyone who might have witnessed the incident.
A teenager has died days after a fatal road traffic collision in Caerleon.
16 year old Courtney Smith had been a passenger in the collision at Belmont Hill on the 24th February. Police say her family are being supported by specialist officers.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision are asked to call 101 quoting 534.
Plans have been unveiled for a solar energy farm at Caerleon.
Lightsource Renewable Energy says the proposals are for Park Farm and if built the farm would generate enough electricity to power 3,500 homes.
Initial plans will be displayed at a community information evening at Caerleon Town Hall on the evening of Wednesday, August 26th.
Residents wishing to view the initial proposal can visit www.lightsource-re.co.uk
There's stop-start traffic for eight miles after an earlier accident on the M4 Westbound between J24 A48 / A449 (Coldra) and J25 A4042 / B4596 (Caerleon)
There's congestion on M4 Second Severn Crossing to Toll Booths. Travel time is between 45 and 60 minutes. All lanes have been re-opened.
Two lanes are blocked and there's queueing traffic for four miles after an accident on the M4 Westbound between J24 A48 / A449 (Coldra) and J25 A4042 / B4596 (Caerleon). There's congestion to J23a B4245 (Magor Services).
Nathan Laing from Caerleon spent six weeks in a coma in 2011 - with doctors giving him little chance of survival - after he was beaten up outside a club in Cyprus.
He has achieved a remarkable physical recovery and will now be competing in Sunday's London Marathon, raising money for brain injury charity Headway.
In October 2011, Nathan Laing from Caerleon was beaten up so severely outside a club in Cyprus he spent 6 weeks in a coma, with doctors giving him little chance of survival.
After leaving the Royal Gwent Hospital in June the following year, Nathan began a remarkable physical recovery which has led to the 29 year-old competing in this Sunday's London Marathon.
Alongside his cousin Sophie, Nathan has managed to raise over £3,000 for brain injury charity Headway.
His mum, Vivienne said: "I am so proud of Nathan's determination and what he has achieved."
The family of Ben Caplan say they are "overwhelmed" by the support they have received from members of the public since he went missing in December.
Today Gwent Police confirmed a man's body recovered from the River Usk in Newport was Mr Caplan.
Gwent Coroner's office has given a provisional cause of death as being consistent with drowning, although toxicology results are still being awaited.
Formal identification was carried out after the body was discovered on January 30.
The body of a man recovered from the River Usk in Newport on Thursday has been formally identified as 30-year-old Ben Caplan.
Mr Caplan, who worked for the South Wales Argus, had been missing since Sunday 8th December. Police had received reports of someone entering the river at Caerleon Bridge on the night he disappeared.