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WANTED MALE APPREHENDED AT NEWPORT PROPERTY


UPDATED: A 30-year-old male wanted in connection with a ‘threats to kill’ investigation has been apprehended by Police at an address in Newport this afternoon (Wednesday).

Following 5 aerial searches and numerous on-the-ground investigations over the past 2 weeks officers have finally arrested the man from Lake.

It’s understood that a number of plain clothed officers have been involved in the large scale operation.

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Police are currently conducting a search of a property in Linden Road with the assistance of dogs. It’s at this address that the man was located earlier this afternoon, at around 15:00.

Island Echo is told an incident occurred at the same property a few weeks ago.

A maroon Vauxhall Vectra is being recovered from the scene.

UPDATE @ 17:19 – Police have now concluded their search of the flat and have left the scene.

Locals say 2 women were being searched by Police earlier on, however it is unclear if they have been arrested.

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Detectives now have less than 24 hours to question the 30-year-old man.

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