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Statement from Chief Constable Peter Vaughan in response to the events in Westminster

South Wales Police Chief Constable Peter Vaughan said: “I extend the sympathies of all of us at South Wales Police to those affected by the grave events in London yesterday.”

23rd March 2017

“In the light of this incident in Westminster, South Wales Police is reviewing its current security arrangements and monitoring updates from the Metropolitan Police Service.

“I want to reassure the public that there is no specific threat to this region.  However, the public are urged to be extra vigilant and to report suspicious incidents.

“Police visibility will increase in certain areas, such as crowded places and iconic locations across the South Wales Police force area. The threat level across the UK is currently at Severe.

“Our thoughts are with the family and friends of those affected by yesterday’s terrorist incident.”

The public is advised to be alert and not alarmed. Communities are urged our to remain vigilant and to report any concerns to the confidential Anti-Terrorism Hotline on 0800 789321. In an emergency, always call 999. In addition, you can report suspicious activity online here.