South East Wales

Arrest after armed police sent to Plas Cleddau, Barry

Armed police in Barry Image copyright Jason Mabridge

Armed officers were deployed to an incident in Barry as a "precautionary measure to protect the public", South Wales Police have said.

A 35-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage following the callout at Plas Cleddau at about 12:20 GMT on Wednesday.

No-one was hurt during the incident.

A force spokesman thanked "the local community for their patience and support during this matter".

Image caption Police at Plas Cleddau