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Teenagers arrested after Llanelli fire

The fire started near the Ty Elwyn building in Llanelli Credit: Google Maps

Two teenagers haven been arrested after a fire in Llanelli last night.

An 18-year-old and 16-year-old were arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life.

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for witnesses following a fire near the Ty Elwyn building in Llanelli just after 10pm.

We would like to reassure the public that nobody was injured as a result of the fire, and that the building is safe to use.

Efforts are ongoing to determine the cause, and we encourage anyone who can assist the investigation to come forward.

– Dyfed-Powys Police


18-year-old assaulted in Carmarthen Park

Carmarthen Park Credit: Google Maps/ clair ford

Police are appealing for information after an assault in Carmarthen Park on September 20.

Dyfed-Powys Police said an 18-year-old man was walking through the park when he was hit from behind. He was then punched and kicked while he was on the ground.

The incident happened at around 2.30pm on the pathway close to the skate ramps.


Scarlets flanker James Davies to undergo surgery

James Davies Credit: PA

Scarlets flanker James Davies will be out of action for twelve weeks due to a shoulder injury.

Davies, who was part of the Great Britain sevens squad at last year's Rio Olympics, will undergo surgery tomorrow (8 September) to repair damage sustained last season.

He was trailing rehabilitation sessions but the injury hasn’t improved enough to cope with the demands of competition.

Special delivery: Armed police officers rush heavily pregnant woman to hospital

PC’s Darren Trevan and John Woodcock Credit: Dyfed-Powys Police

Armed police officers helped rush a heavily pregnant woman to hospital after pulling over a suspected speeding car.

The officers from the Pembrokeshire Armed Response Unit made the unexpected special delivery whilst patrolling in the A40 near Carmarthen on Monday morning.

After being overtaken by what appeared to be a speeding motorist, PC's Darren Trevan and John Woodcock jumped to action.

On speaking to the occupants of the vehicle, and quickly realising that one of them was heavily pregnant, PC Woodcock drove the couple's car to hospital while PC Trevan provided the the escort.

They made it to Glangwili General Hospital just in time for the birth of a baby boy.

Mother, father and baby are said to be doing well.

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