Registered Sex Offender chased out of Felinfoel by local residents

RESIDENTS in Felinfoel have expressed their concerns over the presence of a convicted sex offender who was moved to the area to live under bail conditions for offences committed in Cornwall.

Residents took matters into their own hands and gathered outside the house, near a number of schools a nursery and a children’s park.

It is understood that the man was originally placed in Felinfoel before being moved to Penygroes. The latest information suggests that the man was taken to Ammanford police station for his safety.

A video posted on social media showed a large crowd of people outside the home in Felinfoel where the man had been placed. The police arrived and took the man away by van. People commented that the police should be ‘protecting residents’.

Around 50 people People shouted out as the man was led away. Some shouted ‘Nonce’ and ‘Paedo’ as he was led into the police van.

Dyfed-Powys Police said: “A decision on where an individual is housed after leaving prison is made at a MAPPA (multi-agency public protection arrangements) meeting, where risk assessments – including community impact – would be discussed.”

The following links explain more about MAPPA, and which agencies are involved:
College of Policing:

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