North East Wales

Connah's Quay High Street incident: Man, 60, arrested

High Street in Connah's Quay Image copyright Google

A man has been arrested following an incident which led to the closure of a town high street, North Wales Police has said.

Officers were sent to Connah's Quay, Flintshire, after reports before 10:00 BST that a man, possibly armed with a weapon, had smashed a window.

The force later confirmed a 60-year-old man had been arrested for criminal damage and public order offences.

The incident ended peacefully at 11:15, police added.

The High Street was affected between Dock Road and Fron Road while access was also blocked at Wepre Drive.

Ch Insp Nick Evans said: "I'd like to pass on my thanks to the local community for their patience and understanding during the incident.

"Police resources were quickly deployed to the scene and our objective of protecting the public, resolving the incident peacefully and returning the area to normality as soon as possible was achieved."

Image copyright North Wales Police / Twitter

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