Six men arrested on suspicion of kidnap in Llanelli

Six men have been arrested on suspicion of kidnap following an incident on Saturday.

The six men were arrested after their vehicle was stopped in the Trostre area in Llanelli at 1.30pm on Saturday afternoon.

A spokesperson for Dyfed-Powys Police said they received reports from the public of a suspected kidnapping in Station Road which led to an arrest.

Chief inspector Chris Never said: “At approximately 1.30pm on Saturday we received reports from the public of a suspected kidnapping in Station Road.

“An urgent investigation was commenced which led to a vehicle being stopped by our roads policing units in the Trostre area and the arrest of six men from within the vehicle.

“I can confirm that all six remain in police custody. We are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident at this time.

“A man identified as the possible victim is safe and well. I understand the public may be concerned by this incident but would like to reassure the community of Llanelli that this incident is isolated to those involved and there is no risk to anyone else at this time.”

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Officers from Dyfed-Powys Police are in the area conducting reassurance patrols on Sunday.

Police are appealing for any information that may help their investigation. Anyone with information can email contactcentre@dyfed-powys.pnn.police.uk or call 101 or visit this website.

If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech-impaired text the non-emergency number 07811311908. Give reference number DP-20201114-160.

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