South West Wales

Swansea arrests after two people refused to leave attic

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Two people wanted in connection with a burglary have been arrested after refusing to leave an attic for nearly 24 hours.

Police negotiators were called to a house in Townhill Road, Swansea, at 14:00 BST on Sunday, with residents from neighbouring properties evacuated.

They spoke to the two people through a hatch and gave them food and drink.

A man, 26, and a woman, 23, were arrested at about 12:00 BST on Monday.

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