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Tent targeted with fireworks in town centre

GWENT Police received a report on Thursday (Nov, 7) over concern for the welfare of the occupants of a tent that they believe was situated in Caerphilly Town Centre.

The report of concern comes following a video that has been uploaded onto Facebook showing fireworks set off and targeted towards the tent.

Following the report, officers have now conducted welfare checks on those they believe may be homeless in the area of Caerphilly. They can confirm that no injuries have been reported.

Caerphilly Inspector, Gavin Clifton explains: “This is reckless behaviour that we will be investigating and it will be dealt with robustly.

“The consequences of this act could have been horrific.

“We believe the incident took place on the evening of Tuesday 5th November and I am appealing for anyone with any information to please get in touch by contacting Gwent Police on 101, alternatively, you can Direct Message us on our Facebook and Twitter page.”

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