South East Wales

Police re-open Newport Road in Cardiff after incident

Police car

Police have re-opened one of the main routes through Cardiff after being forced to close it for two hours.

Newport Road was closed in both directions near its junction with Partridge Road due to concerns for the safety of a woman in the area.

South Wales Police said the individual has since been detained and is being given "appropriate medical help".

Officers were called the the scene at about 13:00 BST, leading to lengthy traffic queues.

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