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Police appeal for missing Barry man

Police in Barry are appealing for information regarding the whereabouts of 22-year-old Reuben Mulhern, who is missing.

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Reuben was last seen on Thursday 29th January at around 4pm near Pontypridd Street, Barry.

Police say he was wearing pale blue jeans, with a distinctive ‘Alice in Wonderland’ faded yellow t-shirt and is described as being 5”7, stocky build, dark short hair.

He has pierced left eyebrow, a tunnel in his ear and a tattoo on his chest.

Anyone who knows of his whereabouts is asked to call police on 101.


Hundreds turn out to pay tribute to 'Tea Cosy Pete'

Hundreds of people have turned out in Swansea's Castle Square to pay tribute to a much-loved homeless man known affectionately as 'Tea Cosy Pete'.

Local man Pete, who was in his 60s, passed away recently in hospital.

Photographs of him were shown on a large screen in the square, speeches were read and a minute's silence was observed in remembrance.

Flowers were left in Castle Garden where Pete spent a lot of his time

Locals have described Pete as a quiet, educated and proud man, who chose to live the life he led. Many recalled that while he would accept a coffee or a sandwich, he politely refused offers of financial help - and in fact returned any money he found, sometimes walking miles to reunite lost purses or wallets with their owners.

One message described Pete as Swansea's 'truest gentleman'

Dragons scrum-half Jonathan Evans to leave club

Newport Gwent Dragons scrum-half Jonathan Evans will leave the Welsh region at the end of the 2014/15 season.

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22-year-old Evans has made a total of 73 appearances since he played his first game in 2010 against the Ospreys.

Director of rugby Lyn Jones commented: “We are sad to see Jonathan leave us but we wish him all the best.

“He still has a lot of game time left with us at the Dragons and I hope that he intends on leaving the club on a high note.

Yellow warning for snow and ice over weekend

The Met Office has issued a yellow 'be aware' warning for snow and ice across much of Wales for the weekend.

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The warning has been extended from Friday where there was snowfall in north and mid Wales causing travel disruption and hazardous driving conditions.

Snow showers are also expected on Sunday.

The Met Office said there's the potential for disruption throughout this period due to the accumulating snow and ice but also with temporary blizzard conditions leading to very difficult driving conditions.


Two boys 'forced into vehicle' was false alarm

Two boys who were reported to have been forced into a vehicle in Swansea last night appears to have been a false alarm, police say.

The incident was said to have happened just before 4pm yesterday afternoon, when two women saw three men get out of a vehicle and were seen to force the boys into a car.

South Wales Police say the pair have been located safe and well and thank the public for their assistance.

Two boys "forced" into a vehicle in Swansea

Police are appealing for witnesses after a report of an altercation that led to two young boys being forced into a vehicle in Morriston.

The vehicle was seen driving down Cwmbath Road. Credit: Google Maps

The incident happened just before 4pm this afternoon, when two women who were walking along Parry Road saw three men get out of a silver, saloon type vehicle.

The men became involved in the altercation with the boys, who it's thought were wearing uniforms from Bishop Vaughn school.

The boys were then seen to be forced into the vehicle, before it drove off along Cwmbath Road.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 101.

“We are investigating this incident and want to the any of the male occupants of the vehicle or the two boys who are believed to be involved in this altercation to get in touch. We are also keen to hear from anyone who may have information to assist our enquiries.”

– Detective Sergeant Carl Morris, Neath CID
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