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Man Arrested Over Swastika Flag That Appeared On House In South Wales
15 August 2019, 18:03
A 55 year old man is currently in police custody.
A man has been arrested after a flag with a swastika on it was displayed on the back wall of a house.
The incident took place in Neath, South Wales this morning. South Wales Police confirmed that the man has been taken into police custody.
He has been arrested on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence.
Police were spotted visiting the row of terrace houses at 10am this morning.
The image was shared by a passerby on the A474 in Neath, who then shared the image on social media.
The poster commented "you don't see something like that very often".
A spokesperson for South Wales police stated, "we are aware of images circulating on social media of a flag with a swastika on it being displayed in Neath."
"We would like to reassure you this flag has been removed and a 55-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence."