Armed police have been called to a significant episode in South Ribs following a 29-year-old ‘pregnant’ lady was wounded, prompting a huge scope manhunt.
Following a few hours, a 28-year-elderly person from Merthyr Tydfil was captured on doubt of endeavored murder and was accompanied into police guardianship.
A few schools in Aberfan had been set into lockdown as the power encouraged individuals to stay away from the area.
Schools shut included Afon Taf Secondary School, Greenfield Extraordinary School and nursery Trinity Childcare and Family Center.
Trinity Childcare and Family Center, added: “Trinity Childcare and Family Center Ltd Aberfan are as of now in lockdown as a safety measure because of an occurrence inside the local area. All staff and youngsters are protected.”
Gerald Jones, MP for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney, said: “I have addressed police in regards to a serious episode in Aberfan toward the beginning of today.
“You might see an expanded police presence nearby and I’d urge everybody to co-work with cops as they manage the occurrence.”
The Welsh town is known for being the site of the Aberfan calamity, when a coal tip on the slope slipped onto a few houses and a school in 1966, killing 144 individuals, 116 of whom were youngsters.