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Cardiff retailers arm themselves in case gun-toting raiders strike again

Cardiff retailers arm themselves in case gun-toting raiders strike again
July 28, 2011 2 Comments »

Shop owners in parts of Cardiff are arming themselves against a gang of gun-wielding robbers who have raided three stores in as many weeks. Metal baseball bats, two-foot long screwdrivers, wrenches and planks of wood are just some of the ... Read More »

Police reject “softly, softly” city centre tactics

Police reject “softly, softly” city centre tactics
July 12, 2011 No Comments »

A council report has suggested police are taking a “softly, softly” approach to the policing of anti-social behaviour on the capital’s streets at night. The investigation by councillors into the city’s night-time economy has called for ‘zero-tolerance operations’ to be ... Read More »

Three men wanted after double burglary in Llanrumney

Three men wanted after double burglary in Llanrumney
July 11, 2011 Comments Off on Three men wanted after double burglary in Llanrumney

A set of collectable coins and computer equipment have been stolen during two burglaries in Llanrumney. Two homes in Ilfracombe Crescent, Llanrumney were broken into on Friday 8 July. Police are appealing for assistance in identifying three males who were ... Read More »

Two arrested after Roath assault and robbery

July 7, 2011 Comments Off on Two arrested after Roath assault and robbery

A man and woman are in custody following an incident in the Roath area of Cardiff in the early hours of this morning. They were arrested on suspicion of assault and robbery after two female students had their handbags stolen ... Read More »

Three teenagers arrested for Canton church lead theft

July 4, 2011 Comments Off on Three teenagers arrested for Canton church lead theft

Three teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of stealing lead from a church roof by plain-clothed officers. In the early hours of Monday, South Wales Police received information about suspicious behaviour at St Mary’s Church, Kings Road, Canton. As the ... Read More »

Man charged with Roath murder

Man charged with Roath murder
June 23, 2011 Comments Off on Man charged with Roath murder

A 27-year-old man will appear in court today charged with the murder of a 53-year-old man in Roath, Cardiff. Police discovered the man’s body when they were called to sheltered housing on Claude Place on March 22 this year. A ... Read More »

Police hunt “racially abusive” man after handbag snatch attempt

June 22, 2011 Comments Off on Police hunt “racially abusive” man after handbag snatch attempt

Police are hunting a man for “aggresive” and “racially abusive” behaviour after he attempted to snatch a woman’s handbag. A 37-year-old woman was walking with her young daughter in Machen Place, Riverside, just after midday yesterday when a man grabbed ... Read More »

Llanishen community fun day planned

June 16, 2011 No Comments »

A community fun day will take place in Llanishen next month. Organised by South Wales Police the Llanishen Community Day will take place at Llanishen Leisure Centre from 12noon to 4pm on Saturday 2nd July. Llanishen front line support officer ... Read More »

Council rejects residents’ calls for more alley gates in Grangetown

Council rejects residents’ calls for more alley gates in Grangetown
June 16, 2011 1 Comment »

Prostitution, drug-dealing, binge-drinking and fly-tipping are rampant on city side streets as Cardiff council has rejected calls to install alley-gates, concerned Grangetown homeowners claim. Householders in Grangetown sent a petition to the council last November requesting alley gates to be ... Read More »

Three arrested for Roath distraction burglary

June 15, 2011 Comments Off on Three arrested for Roath distraction burglary

Police investigating a distraction burglary in Cardiff have this morning arrested two men and a teenage boy. The males aged 43, two aged 19, and 17, who are all from the Rumney area of the city, were arrested on suspicion ... Read More »