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Latest on closure of St Mary’s Street in Cardiff

A cordon which was in place for several hours following an incident in Cardiff City centre this afternoon, has now been lifted.

At approximately 3.15pm South Wales Police received a report of an ongoing incident at a hotel on St Mary’s Street.

Staff and residents, as well as occupants of neighbouring buildings, were evacuated as a precaution. No-one was injured.

The public have been thanked for their cooperation and assistance.

Officers have now been stood down from the scene following a thorough search of the area, and enquiries are ongoing to establish the source of the report to police.

Anyone with any information which could assist the investigation is asked to contact 101, quoting occurrence 1800475427.