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Armed police called to Cardiff suburb following ‘assault’

Armed police were sent to a Cardiff suburb after reports that a woman had been assaulted.

A 30-year-old woman was treated by paramedics and has been taken to hospital, after the incident in the Llanishen area.

A 32-year-old man was arrested in Trenchard Drive, Llanishen, just after 1pm.

Police officers were reported to have been seen at nearby Llanishen High School.

A spokeswoman for South Wales Police said: “Armed police were deployed as a precaution to ensure the safety of the public and officers while arrest enquiries were conducted in the area.”

A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 12.18pm to reports of a female who had been assaulted on Kimberley Terrace, Llanishen.

“We sent a community first responder, a rapid response vehicle and an emergency ambulance to the scene and a female was taken to the University Hospital of Wales.”

No-one else was injured during this incident.

The spokeswoman added that the arrested man remains in police custody and an investigation is on-going.

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