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Llwynhendy: Man arrested following ‘threats to kill’

A 41-YEAR-OLD Llwynhendy man was arrested by police on Monday morning (Mar 13) after negotiations with armed police officers.

Shortly before 9am police received reports of a man acting in ‘an erratic and threatening manner’ at a house in  Maes ar Ddafen Road.

Local officers, supported by armed officers attended at the scene and began communicating with the man. Officers tried to negotiate with the man to ensure his safety and those at the scene, and he later came out of the address. The 41 year old man was arrested on suspicion of threats to kill and threats to damage property, and remains in police custody.

Officers would like to reassure the community that this was an isolated incident, and thank them for their co-operation and understanding whilst it was ongoing.

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