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Police appeal after woman is assaulted and robbed

Police are appealing for information after a woman was assaulted, and her handbag stolen on Sunday.

The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning Credit: Google Maps

It happened on Miskin Road in Tonypandy at around 3.10am.

The woman was assaulted by a man, who also took her handbag containing cash and a mobile phone.

The man is described as white, around five foot five and in his early twenties. He has short dark hair and was wearing a grey hoody.

It's thought he fled the scene and ran towards Trealaw Road.

Anyone with information is asked to call South Wales Police.

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Former Plaid Cymru AM Nerys Evans steps down

The former Plaid Cymru Assembly Member Nerys Evans has withdrawn as a candidate for next year's election.

It's understood Nerys made her decision for 'personal reasons' Credit: PA

She was the party's candidate for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire.

Her decision not to stand for election is understood to be for personal reasons, and she remains Deputy Chair of Plaid Cymru.

Plaid Cymru has reopened nominations in Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire for the 2016 Assembly elections.

This follows Nerys Evans' decision to stand down as a candidate for personal reasons. Nerys Evans will continue to be the party's Deputy Chair and will play a key part in our campaigns. Plaid Cymru wishes Nerys the best of luck.

– Party spokesperson

Munster 11 - 3 Ospreys

It was a slow start to this afternoon's Pro 12 play-off semi-final in Ireland.

The first try came from Dan Biggar in the thirteenth minute, but Munster soon caught up, leaving the score at half time Munsters 11, Ospreys 3.

43-year-old motorcyclist dies after crash with car

Police are appealing for information after a motorcyclist was killed in a collision on Friday night.

The crash happened just after six o'clock on Chapel Road Credit: ITV News

The incident, involving a car and a motorbike, happened just after six o'clock on Friday on Chapel Road in Nantyglo.

The motorcyclist, a 43-year-old man from the area died from his injuries.

Meanwhile a 19-year-old man from Cardiff, who was driving the car, escaped uninjured.

He's been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Officers at Gwent Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen the incident to come forward.

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