Armed police have been called to reports of an assault in Cardiff city centre. Officers attended the scene at Westgate Street on Wednesday evening, May 11.
Firearms officers were deployed as a precaution, according to South Wales Police. No serious injuries were reported.
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A police helicopter was also seen hovering above parts of the city centre on Wednesday evening, including sightings above Bute Park and Cardiff Central Square. At around 6.45pm, three police cars and a police van were also spotted at Cardiff Central Square.
A “number of people” are in custody following the incident. A spokeswoman for South Wales Police thanked the public for their support and said enquiries are ongoing.
The spokeswoman said: “Officers are in attendance at Westgate Street in Cardiff after reports of an assault. Firearms officers were deployed as a precaution.
“There are no reported serious injuries and a number of people are in custody. Enquiries are ongoing and the public are thanked for their support.” To get the latest news from across Cardiff subscribe to our newsletter here.