UPDATE: James Alan Smith, aged 30, of Station Road, Llanelli, has been charged with the attempted robbery that took place in Llanelli behind Clos St Paul on Wednesday, June 13.
He will appear before Llanelli Magistrates’ Courts today (July 3).
A 30-year-old man from Station Road, Llanelli, has been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery.
The incident happened on Inkerman Street at around 2.30am on Saturday (June 30).
Two young men were approached by a man who made attempts to rob them.
One ran for help and flagged down officers on patrol. Neither were injured and the offender made off from the scene before the arrival of officers.
The man in custody is also being investigated in connection with a second attempted robbery, which happened on Ann Street on June 13.
There was an increased police presence at Station Road yesterday evening in connection to the arrest.
He remains in police custody as enquiries continue.