Two Teens arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated Criminal Damage

POLICE officers investigating racist graffiti on a mural in Port Talbot have today (Tuesday November 8) arrested two teenage boys on suspicion of racially and religiously aggravated criminal damage.

The teenagers, from Port Talbot and Tonyrefail, have been taken to Queens Road police station, Bridgend where they are being questioned.

A number of property searches are currently being completed.

Superintendent Stephen Jones said: “Hateful behaviour of this nature will not be tolerated.

“I want to reassure the local community that a full investigation is being undertaken with a view to ensuring those responsible are held fully accountable for their abhorrent actions.”

If anyone has any information concerning this matter, please contact South Wales Police by calling 101 quoting reference 2200364396 go to: https://www.south-wales.police.uk/contact/af/contact-us/us/contact-us/provide-more-information-to-be-added-to-a-crime-report/a.

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