South East Wales

Armed police sent to Maesteg after 90-year-old man dies

Bridgend Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The incident happened on Bridgend Road in Garth

Police are investigating the death of a 90-year-old man in Bridgend county.

South Wales Police found his body at property in Bridgend Street, Garth in Maesteg at around 12:40 GMT.

Armed officers were sent as a "precautionary measure" while the circumstances of the death were investigated.

South Wales Police said the death was not believed to be suspicious. Bridgend Road was closed for a short while, but has since reopened.