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Police appeal for information after Llanelli arrest

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for anyone with information on an incident in Llanelli yesterday to get in contact.

A 43-year-old man was arrested, and remains in police custody.

The incident happened in Maes-yr-Haf, Pwll, in Llanelli.

Dyfed-Powys Police says the property is being searched this morning, in line with normal procedures.

Officers are appealing for anyone with information to call 101.

Neighbour describes "terrifying" scene at Llanelli incident

A woman who lives next door to the house raided by armed police in Llanelli described the scene as she arrived home from work. Siobhan Thomas, who lives on Maes Yr Haf, was greeted by the sight of armed police.

"I came home from work at about half past four and I could see that there were loads of armed policemen outside my front door."

It's been absolutely terrifying. This has been completely out of the blue. It's always been just families living in this area. So to come home and see a lot of armed policemen is absolutely out of character for the area."

– Siobhan Thomas, neighbour

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Police statement on Llanelli incident

“Police attended a property in Maes Yr haf, Pwll Llanelli at approximately 3.40pm on Thursday 6th March 2014 to a report of an ongoing incident.

The road was closed for a short period of time for the safety of the public and the ongoing police operation.

A 43 year old male has been arrested in connection with the incident. No-one was injured during the incident.

Police would like to thank the public in the area for their patience while the incident was being dealt with."

– Dyfed Powys Police

Man arrested following incident at Pwll say police

Police say a 43 year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident ay Pwll near Llanelli this afernoon.

No-one was injured during the incident at a property in Maes Yr Haf area.

The road was closed for a short period of time for the safety of the public and the ongoing police operation.

Police say they would like to thank the public in the area for their patience while the incident was being dealt with and there will be no further updates until Friday.

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Police close Llanelli road due to ongoing incident

The incident in the Pwll area began at around 3.20 pm on Thursday.

Dyfed Powys Police say they are attending an incident in the Pwll area of Llanelli.

Officers were called out at around 3.20pm this afternoon.

The section of the road is currently closed for the safety of the public and the ongoing police operation.

Your earthquake experiences needed for research

This map shows the distribution of intensities so far for the earthquake in south-west Wales Credit: Google Maps / BGS

Did you feel an earthquake this afternoon in Swansea, Llanelli or another area of south-west Wales?

The British Geological Survey is asking people to share their experiences to help them build a better picture of the quake.

The map above, in its early stages, shows the intensity of the earthquake felt in different areas.

You can add your observations by visiting the British Geological Survey's website here.

Bristol Channel earthquake 5km in depth

The British Geological Survey has released more information about this afternoon's earthquake in the Bristol Channel, felt by people across south-west Wales.

  • Date: 20/02/2014
  • Origin time: 13:21:30.2 UTC
  • Location: 51.361 -4.184
  • Depth: 5km
  • Magnitude: 4.1
  • Locality: Bristol Channel

The BGS added that the epicentre of the quake was approximately 30km southwest of Swansea and around 18km north of Ilfracombe in North Devon.

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