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Two men accused of causing extensive damage during a two-day stand-off with police after they climbed on to office roofs in Wrexham have been remanded in custody.
Joshua Hughes, 19, and James Haden, 18, who are both Wrexham residents, appeared before a special court accused of affray, assaulting a police inspector, and causing more than £5,000 damage to buildings including to slate roofs and windows.
Magistrates at Llandudno heard the disruption lasted more than 25 hours. Missiles were thrown, one hitting a police inspector in the face
James Haden is also accused of an earlier house burglary. No pleas were entered and they were ordered to stand trial before a crown court.
North Wales Police says a police officer received minor injuries while dealing with the incident in Wrexham town centre.
Two men who spent more than 24 hours on a roof in Wrexham town centre have now come down after negotiations with specialist police officers.
The men, aged 18 and 19, have been arrested on suspicion of a number of offences, including public order, and taken into custody at Wrexham police station.
The young men are on the roof of a solicitors office in Wrexham.
The firm says they have had to close their office due to the 'stand off', which otherwise has no connection to them.
It says the men have been there since midday on Wednesday, it is liaising with police, and hopes the situation is resolved as soon as possible.
A man who works locally has told ITV News there are a lot of police present in the area, trying to negotiate with the young men, who are throwing objects from the roof.
North Wales Police says public safety is its prime concern, as officers "try to coax two young men off a roof in Wrexham."
There are trained negotiators at the scene, and Chester Street in the town remains closed.
A road is closed in Wrexham while police deal with an incident involving two men on a roof.
North Wales Police says Chester Street will remain closed until the matter is resolved.
A spokeswoman said there was no further information at the current time.