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Police name man found dead in River Usk

Police have identified the body of man which was found in the River Usk at Abergavenny on Monday.

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Emergency services were involved in the search of the river near Llanfoist Bridge, when it was believed a man entered the water.

A body of man was later recovered from and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gwent Police have named him as 66-year-old John Sullivan from Abergavenny.

Enquiries are on-going to establish the circumstances surrounding his death.

Four teenagers injured in serious collision in Abergavenny

The collision happened on the B4269 between Llanellen and Llanfoist. Credit: Google Maps

Four 17-year-old's have been injured following a road traffic collision on the B4269 in Abergavenny.

Police and emergency services were called at 10:48pm on Tuesday 5th January to a one vehicle collision.

The collision happened between Llanellen and Llanfoist, known locally as Gypsy Lane.

All four males are currently receiving treatment and the B4269 remains closed.

Gwent Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision to ring 101 quoting log number 502.

Police name van driver killed in Barry crash

Police have named a man who died in a road traffic collision in Barry on Saturday.

Merthyr Dyfan Road in Barry. Credit: Google Street View

Christopher Harry Barnfield, 70, from Abergavenny was driving a Mercedes Sprinter van which was in collision with the central reservation and road signs just north of the junction with Merthyr Dyfan Court.

The happened at around 10.25 am on Saturday 21st November.

South Wales Police is appealing for any witnesses to contact them.


Man appears in court charged with robbery after dog theft

The eight-week-old pug was later returned to its owner. Credit: Gwent Police

A man's been remanded in custody after allegedly stealing a £1,500 puppy from its owner.

Thomas Stokes, 45, from Nottingham, appeared at Newport Magistrates' Court this morning charged with robbery. He's alleged to have attacked a woman at her home in Abergavenny on October 26th and stolen an eight-week-old pug puppy she was advertising for sale.

Another man is due to appear in court on the same charge at a later date.

Pug dog stolen in home robbery - police appeal

Police are appealing for information after a black pug dog was stolen during a robbery at a home.

The pug was stolen on Monday evening. Credit: Gwent Police

Gwent Police say the robbery happened yesterday evening on Monday 26th October at around 5.45pm in Abergavenny.

Police would like to speak to two men. One is described as around 5 foot 8, in his 40s, with a large build and bald.

The second, is in his 30s, with fair hair and a moustache. They were driving a dark coloured car, possibly a Volkswagen Golf.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting log number 349 26/10/15.

Police are asking dog breeders to remain cautious when offering dogs for sale.

A4042: Man dies following collision with a car

Gwent Police are appealing for any information on the collision. Credit: ITV News

A man has died after being involved in a collision with a car near Llanellen Bridge on the A4042.

Gwent Police are appealing for any information on the collision, which involved a Seat Ibiza and a male pedestrian at 11.50 am.

Officers are currently at the scene and enquiries are ongoing.

A road closure has been put in place between the Hardwick Roundabout to the south of Llanellen Bridge, with traffic being diverted along Gypsy Lane.

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