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Police and sniffer dogs were searching Taly halls today

Students’ rooms have been searched

Both Talybont North and South halls have been searched by police and sniffer dogs earlier on today.

Staff of Talybont halls and students living in the residences reported that there was a large police presence at the accommodation this morning and afternoon.

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Tilly, a first year student living in Talybont told The Tab Cardiff: "Police and sniffer dogs were searching our rooms, whilst other officers waited outside."

Matt, also a Talybont resident, said that he saw "lots of security at 11am in Taly North, but they didn't look like the regular ones, and were definitely looking for something."

The reason of their attendence is currently unconfirmed.

We have reached out to South Wales Police for comment.

Updates to follow.