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Man arrested after 'hoax' bomb scare in Swansea shopping centre

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South Wales Police says a man has been arrested and is in custody for 'hoax activity' following a bomb scare at the Quadrant Shopping Centre in Swansea.

Police had been called to the shopping centre earlier this afternoon after reports of a suspicious package.

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Quadrant Shopping Centre in Swansea reopens after people evacuated due to bomb scare

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The Quadrant Shopping Centre and market in Swansea has been reopened after it was evacuated after a bomb scare.

South Wales Police received reports of a suspicious package earlier this afternoon.

Swansea bus station reopens after Quadrant shopping centre evacuated

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First Cymru Buses says the Swansea bus depot has reopened after the nearby Quadrant Shopping Centre was evacuated after reports of a suspicious package.

A police cordon is currently in place around the shopping centre, with officers saying that the incident is 'ongoing'.

Police thank people for bringing officers drinks as Swansea shopping centre evacuation continues

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Police have tweeted to thank everyone in the Swansea area for their patience whilst an investigation into a suspicious package at the Quadrant Shopping Centre is ongoing.

Officers have also thanked people for bringing them drinks whilst police deal with the incident.

The shopping centre was evacuated earlier after reports of a suspicious package. A police cordon is currently in place.

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People told to stay away from Quadrant Shopping Centre in Swansea after suspicious package found

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A store manager in Swansea has told ITV Wales News that he understands that the Quadrant Shopping Centre and the market in Swansea has been evacuated following reports of a suspicious package being found.

As far as I understand the whole of the Quadrant and the market has been evacuated.

A few customers have come into the shop saying that they've been moved away from the area.

– Steve Gane, Waterstones Manager Swansea
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First Cymru Buses says the bus terminal next to the shopping centre is currently closed and that services from Swansea are likely to be delayed.

Officers appeal for information after man exposes himself to teenage girl in Rhyl

Police are appealing for information after a man exposed himself to a teenager in Rhyl yesterday evening.

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North Wales Police were informed to the incident shortly before 5:30pm. Officers say the teenage girl had been walking along Trellewelyn Road in the town when a man, who was sitting in a car, exposed himself to her.

The girl walked away and the car made its way towards the direction of Vale Road.

The man is described as being between 20 and 30-years-old and of medium build. He was wearing a black baseball cap, a black long-sleeved jumper and black jogging bottoms. He was sitting in a small silver coloured car which had rear tinted windows.

Police say enquiries are ongoing in the area and officers are appealing to anybody who may have seen the car, or anybody who may have information to contact North Wales Police on 101.

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