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Detectives continue investigation into firearms incident in Penarth

DETECTIVES in Penarth are continuing their investigation into an incident in the Redlands Road area of the town yesterday, Thursday (Aug 13).

A total of four people have now been arrested – a 20-year-old man from the Heath area of Cardiff, a 16-year-old boy from Llanrumney, and a 16-year-old girl from Splott, all on suspicion of possession of a firearm; and a 16-year-old boy from Penarth, on suspicion of affray.

There have been no reports of any serious injuries.

Detective Chief Inspector Tom Moore said: “We are grateful to the community in Penarth for their patience and understanding yesterday, and for their support as we continue our investigation.

“We are treating this as an isolated incident and we’re not currently looking for anyone else in connection with the incident. However, I’d urge anyone who might know or have seen something which could help our enquiries to contact police, or Crimestoppers anonymously.”

Anyone with any information or video footage of this incident is asked to contact South Wales Police on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 and quote occurrence 2000293947/incident 675 of 13th August.

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