Armed police search in Station Road, Llanelli, stood down

Armed police have been stood down following a search for a man reported to be carrying a weapon in Llanelli.

One end of the town's Station Road was closed for around two hours while police looked for a suspect. No-one was arrested.

Armed officers are no longer involved but the search for the man, who police have not identified, was continuing elsewhere.

Police said there was no danger to the public.

Sgt Justin Evans of Dyfed-Powys Police added: "We are looking for someone as part of the inquiry.

"Road closures were put in place to provide a safe working environment. At no time was there a threat to members of the public.

"Armed officers were in the area carrying out inquiries in relation to an allegation made to us."

The alert was raised shortly after 12:00 GMT.

Station Road was closed from the level crossing to the mini roundabout.

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