Police make arrest in Morriston in Swansea after houses evacuated

Members of the public are also being asked to avoid the area in Morriston. Credit: Google

Police have arrested a 28-year-old man following an incident that sparked the evacuation of several houses in a Swansea street.

People were evacuated from their homes on Clyndu Street in Morriston on Saturday afternoon (25 June).

Officers said the evacuations had been carried out as a "precaution", and confirmed shortly before 5pm they had made an arrest and no one had been injured.

A statement on social media by South Wales Police said: "South Wales Police is currently in attendance at an address in Clyndu Street, Morriston, and dealing with an on-going incident.

"A number of neighbouring addresses have been evacuated as a precaution."

Superintendent Eve Davis said: “The incident on Clyndu Street, Morriston has concluded.

“The police cordon has now been lifted.

“A number of neighbouring addresses were evacuated in the interest of public safety.

“No one has been injured.

“A 28-year-old man from Morriston was arrested for making threats.

“Local residents are thanked for their cooperation during this incident.”