ARRESTS have been made and knives found after an alleged affray in Aberystwyth.

A spokesman for Dyfed-Powys Police said that five people have been arrested on suspicion of affray following an incident in Aberystwyth on Friday evening/

Police were called to reports of disorder in North Parade at around 6.40pm with two people said to be in possession of knives.

Two men were swiftly arrested and are currently in police custody.

Three others – two men and a woman – were arrested in Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire, a short while later.

Chief Inspector Christina Fraser said: “We received a high number of calls from people concerned about this incident, and we responded immediately, with several units of officers attending.

“We now have five people in custody, and are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

“People in the North Parade area of Aberystwyth might see a high number of police officers as enquiries continue to be carried out.”