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Police are appealing for help following the death of a street lighting worker on the Heads of the Valleys road.
The 42-year-old was installing street lighting on the A465 between Cefn Coed and Baverstocks roundabout when an incident occurred yesterday afternoon. A 39-year-old man has been arrested and bailed pending further enquiries.
The electrician was taken to Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr at 3pm and later died. South Wales Police and the Health and Safety Executive are both investigating.
South Wales Police would like to hear from anyone travelling through the area between 2pm and 3pm and witnessed work being carried out on the lighting installation prior to the arrival of the emergency services. Please call 101 with information.
South Wales Police are appealing for help finding Anna Sousa, aged 16, from Swansea.
She is believed to have travelled to London and has links to the Guildford area of Surrey.
She was last seen at 7.30pm on Wednesday wearing jeans and a black and red zip-up jacket.
Anyone who's seen Anna is asked to call 101.
South Wales Police say they are dealing with 'an ongoing incident' in the Mayhill area of the city.
Officers were called to Townhill Road at 2.19 pm yesterday.
The road was closed at around 5pm and will remain closed until the matter has been resolved.
Officers are reassuring people who may be alarmed at the police presence in the area that there is no threat to their safety.
They say work is ongoing to bring the matter to a peaceful and safe close.
Operation Stronghold, which will run for the next two weekends at Cardiff Central station, will see enhanced patrols aimed at reassuring and engaging with weekend rail users.
The operation is designed to prevent the escalation of alcohol fuelled anti-social behaviour, with patrols taking place from early evening to target the busy night-time economy.
Similar activity in other parts of the country has seen a significant drop in instances of anti-social behaviour.
Summer is always a busy period in Cardiff, with lots of events and attractions for people of all ages – from school holiday activities for children to the bustling bars, clubs and restaurants of the city centre.
As such, we want everyone using the rail network at the weekends to enjoy themselves, but also to get to and from the city safely.
Children's charity the NSPCC says it is of 'grave concern' that the IPCC believes claims of abuse were not properly investigated and lines of enquiry which could have brought him to justice earlier were not pursued.
“Serious questions have long been raised about how the police investigations into Watkins’ abuse of children were handled from the moment allegations were made.
“We hope that the misconduct proceedings are concluded swiftly so the IPCC’s full findings into how police investigated Watkins’ abhorrent crimes can be made public.
“It’s an incredibly difficult step to report child abuse so it’s imperative that when people do speak out, they have the upmost confidence that what they are reporting will be acted upon immediately.”
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Police are investigating the death of a man in Cardiff. An incident happened at around 7 o'clock last night in the Pentwyn area.
No more details have been released, but there's an appeal for witnesses.
They should call crimestoppers.
Police say a man's died after a car left the road and collided with a wall during yesterday's rush hour near Swansea.
It happened, just before 5.30pm, on the A483 dual carriageway at Penllegaer.
South Wales police trained family liaison officers are supporting the family of the deceased.
Officers are appealing for witnesses. They should call 101.