Maesteg search for man with Taser gun

Scene in Maesteg
Image caption Police at the scene in Maesteg on Tuesday evening

Police are searching for a man believed to be armed with a Taser stun gun in the south Wales valleys.

An operation was launched on Tuesday evening following reports a man was spotted with the Taser at Railway Terrace in Maesteg, near Bridgend.

Officers, also carrying a Taser, were involved in a search but have not found the man.

South Wales Police said inquiries were continuing and have appealed for information from the public.

The force said anyone with information should contact the police on the non-emergency number 101 or via Crimestoppers.

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