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Police board ship off Port Talbot amid concern for person's welfare

Police were sent to the port of Port Talbot
South Wales Police sent "specialist teams" to the vessel docked off Port Talbot on Saturday

A ship was boarded by police after concerns were raised about the welfare of a person on board.

South Wales Police sent "specialist teams" to the vessel docked off Port Talbot on Saturday.

The force did not reveal the condition of the person on board but said it was working with other agencies to establish the circumstances.

Ch Supt Simon Belcher said there were "no wider public safety concerns", adding the ship was not in danger.