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Cordons lifted at Friars Walk after police investigate 'suspicious' items

Police have lifted all cordon in Newport following the discovery of 'suspicious' items near Friars Walk.

Police say that both incidents are now under control and are not believed to be terror related at this time.

Police appear to remove cordon after 'suspicious' items found in Newport

Police appear to be removing part of the cordon at Newport's Friar Walk.

The area has been sealed off by police since the discovery of two 'suspicious' items.

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Bomb disposal vehicle spotted in Newport after Friars Walk evacuation

A specialist vehicle spotted nearby Credit: Sian Jones

Gwent Police say traffic near Friars Walk shopping centre has been diverted following the evacuation.

The University of South Wales campus nearby has also been evacuated as a precaution.

Police near the shopping centre Credit: Dean Roberts
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