South East Wales

Man, 25, arrested after suspected Splott firearm incident

A man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm following an incident which closed an area of Cardiff.

Armed police were deployed and shut part of Newport Road at 11:30 GMT on Tuesday for a short time.

The 25-year-old man is in custody and a property in nearby Gold Street is being searched.

South Wales Police said no-one was injured and armed officers were deployed as a precaution.