Armed police on train
ARMED officers stopped a train in Mountain Ash as they searched for a man who was acting suspiciously.
South Wales Police said they received reports of a man “acting suspiciously” in the Broadway area of Pontypridd at 7pm on Wednesday, March 28.
The 7.12pm train from Pontypridd to Aberdare was then stopped at Mountain Ash railway station by armed officers. Police said on Tuesday that a 50 yea old man was arrested in connection with the incident was released with no further action.
Police said the incident is not linked to terrorism and the train was stopped as part of an ongoing investigation.
Passengers then had to get off the train as a precautionary measure.
No one matching the description of the man was found onboard and the train continued its journey.