Swansea violence: ‘Yobs’ leave cars torched and freewheeling down hill in shocking scenes

Swansea violence: ‘Yobs’ leave cars torched and freewheeling down hill in shocking scenes

Shocking footage from the scene shows cars left torched while another was sent freewheeling down a steep hill. Eyewitnesses estimate around 200 people were involved.

The incident began to escalate around 8pm on Thursday after a vigil erupted into wide scale disorder.

Welsh Parliament MP Tom Giffard said of the incident: “Absolutely disgusting behaviour by yobs.”

In a statement at around 11pm, South Wales Police said: “A number of our officers are at the scene of large-scale disorder in the Mayhill area of Swansea.

“Residents are urged to stay indoors while the matter is brought to a safe conclusion.”

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Published at Thu, 20 May 2021 22:33:00 +0000