Supt Andy Kingdom
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Meridian Tower: Arrest after armed siege

A man has been arrested after an armed siege in the penthouse restaurant of the Meridian Tower in Swansea, the tallest building in Wales.

Police were called to the Swansea Marina tower on Friday afternoon after a man was taken hostage by another man, who had a gun.

Police used a Taser to subdue him.

Supt Andy Kingdom explained what happened.

  • 08 Aug 2014
  • From the section Wales