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Killay assault investigation stood down as Police find incident ‘not as reported’

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South Wales Police have stood down an investigation into an alleged assault of a 15 year-old girl at Killay Shopping Precinct in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

A section outside a number of shops on Gower Road were cordoned off for much of Wednesday which investigations into the alleged assault took place.

While recognising the alarm caused by the alleged assault, South Wales Police have since released a statement saying that they are “no longer appealing for information to locate a suspect”.

“An extensive and thorough investigation has taken place into the alleged incident on Wednesday, October 13, and officers are now satisfied the incident was not as reported”, the statement added.

Detective Sergeant Meirian Evans said: “ We appreciate the alleged incident will have caused alarm within the local community, however I would like to reassure the public that reports of this nature are always taken seriously and are fully investigated.”

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