South Wales Police take these matters very seriously and acknowledge the significant disruption caused to those in the city centre. We would like to thank people for their patience and understanding with regards to the evacuation.
While we ask people to be vigilant, we will take robust action against anyone who causes significant disruption through hoax activity.
– SOUTH WALES POLICE SPOKESPERSON
Wales.red - Bomb Warning in Swansea - just 2 days, after the deadly bomb blast, at Manchester, South Wales Police say the Quadrant Shopping Centre in Swansea has been evacuated after reports of a suspicious package.
Officers received reports of the package at the centre shortly before 2pm today.
South Wales Police says a man has been arrested and is in custody for 'hoax activity' following a bomb scare at the Quadrant Shopping Centre in Swansea.
Police had been called to the shopping centre earlier this afternoon after reports of a suspicious package.