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Man dies after after taser 'incident' in Llanelli

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A man from Llanelli has died after being tasered by police when emergency services were called to an incident.

An IPCC spokesman confirmed it was investigating the situation.

Dyfed Powys Police officers were called out by a member of the public who was concerned about the behaviour and welfare of a man who appeared to be injured. Officers attended and during engagement with the man, it is understood Taser was discharged.

The man became unresponsive and was subsequently pronounced dead. The IPCC has begun an independent investigation

– IPCC Spokesman

Dyfed Powys Police have released a statement on the matter confirming they were called to a location in Llanelli on Tuesday evening, but haven't given any more information. A full investigation by the IPCC is underway.

Llanelli and Neath named among least expensive towns in Britain

Llanelli town centre. Credit: ITV Cymru Wales

Llanelli and Neath have been named among the 10 least expensive towns in Britain based on the average property price per square metre.

Llanelli is ranked as the second least expensive place in Britain to live, with the average property price just £1,028 per square metre, and Neath follows in seventh with an average price of £1,065.

Police appeal for missing girl, 14

Police say they are concerned for missing 14 year old from Llanelli.

Madalina Micusan was last seen in the area at approximately 1.00pm on Monday 11 May.

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She is described as 5ft 8” tall, slim build with shoulder length brown hair. She was last seen wearing black trousers and a white knitted top.

Anyone who has contact with Madalina, or has any information in relation to her whereabouts, is asked to contact police by calling 101.

Appeal following alleged assault outside Llanelli bar

Police are appealing for information after two men were taken to hospital after an alleged assault outside a bar in Llanelli.

Dyfed Powys Police want to identify these two men. Credit: Dyfed Powys Police

Dyfed Powys Police says they are investigating an allegation of assault which happened at around 3.30am in the early hours of Saturday 12th March 2016 outside the Met Bar in Station Rd/John Street, Llanelli.

Two men received injuries which required hospital treatment and two men made off from the scene.

A 24 year old male has been arrested on suspicion of assault and released on bail pending further police enquires.

Police are appealing for information and would like to identify the two men in the CCTV images as they may have information that could help the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact on 101.

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Man's body found in reservoir, police confirm

The body of a man has been recovered from the water at a reservoir near Llanelli.

Dyfed-Powys Police say it attended the Upper Lliedi Reservoir, Felinfoel at 2.30pm this afternoon, after receiving a report from a member of the public that an unresponsive person could be seen in the water.

It confirmed a body has been recovered from the scene and police are working to trace next of kin.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained.

Public urged to avoid reservoir due to 'ongoing incident'

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Dyfed Powys Police is urging the public to avoid the Lliedi Reservoir in Felinfoel due to an ongoing incident.

Mid and West Fire Service say crews are currently attending a 'police incident'.

The Ambulance Service say it was in attendance but has now left the scene.

No further information is available at present.

Scramble to Llanelli beach for luxury getaway

A lucky viewer who made a dash to Llanelli beach won himself a luxury holiday thanks to the Ant and Dec show 'Saturday Night Takeaway’.

Viewers flooded the North Dock at Llanelli on Saturday night. Credit: Carmarthenshire Council

Over 16 million people were watching when the Discovery Centre at Llanelli featured as part of the show's 'sofa challenge'.

Viewers had to get guess the area, get to the destination with a suitcase and passport to be in with a chance of winning a holiday.

Minutes after Llanelli Beach was flashed on TV screen hundreds of people with suitcases and passports flooded North Dock.

Some 43 contestants registered and winning number 18, belonging to Richard Barrett, aged 60, was whisked off in a limousine for a two-week Mediterranean cruise after the show.

I was cooking food and the picture flashed up on the screen. I ran out of the door all the way to the centre.

When I got there I was told I had to have my suitcase and passport which I had missed, so I ran back home and back again, the rest is history.

I have never won anything and I can’t believe it.

– Winner Richard Barrett
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