A man has appeared in court charged with the stabbing of a homeless man in Bangor .
Police say a 53-year-old homeless man had been stabbed whilst sleeping rough in an archway near to the Castle Pub.
26-year-old Matthew Roberts was arrested in connection with the incident and subsequently charged with wounding and possession of a knife.
He was remanded in custody until February.
Police say incidents like this are 'extremely rare'.
I must stress that incidents of this nature are extremely rare in Bangor but when they do occur the investigations are detailed and extensive. If you witnessed this incident or have any information please contact Police on 101 or call crime stoppers anonymously.
A man’s body has been found in woodland near the Tesco store at Bangor this afternoon.
Police said the death wasn’t suspicious.
His name hasn’t yet been released
Police said today that a 33-year-old man arrested after a BMW car hit a pedestrian in Upper Bangor yesterday has now been charged.
He has been accused of driving without due care and attention, failing to stop after an accident, driving whilst disqualified and without insurance and aggravated vehicle taking. The man, who is local, has been bailed to appear before magistrates at Caernarfon on October 14.
The 25-year-old male pedestrian who was taken to Ysbyty Gwynedd is not as seriously injured as first thought and has now been released from hospital.
A man has been charged after an alleged 'hit and run' incident in Bangor which left a pedestrian in hospital.
Crews were called just after 12 o'clock on Thursday afternoon, after reports of a collision involving a BMW and a pedestrian on Holyhead Road, Upper Bangor.
The driver then made away from the scene and later arrested.
The 33-year-old man, who is local to the area, has been charged with driving a vehicle without due care and attention, failing to stop after an accident, driving whilst disqualified, driving without insurance and aggravated vehicle taking.
He's been bailed and will appear before Caernarfon Magistrates in October.
The 25-year-old man who was taken to hospital is not as seriously injured as first thought and has now been sent home.
A pedestrian has been seriously injured in what police believe to be a hit and run incident.
At lunchtime North Wales Police were informed of a collision involving a BMW and a pedestrian on Holyhead Road, Upper Bangor. The driver then made away from the scene.
The pedestrian was taken to Ysbyty Gwynedd by ambulance with serious injuries. Officers eventually traced the driver of the car.
The 33-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of a number of offences including causing serious injury by dangerous driving, failing to stop after an accident and driving whilst disqualified. He currently remains in police custody.
Witnesses are asked to contact police on 1010 quoting reference number U148157.
A Bangor woman who died after a collision on the B4547 at Pentir on Friday afternoon has been described as "a special wife, mother, daughter and sister" by her family.
Susan Jane Owen, originally from Anglesey, died after being involved in a collision between a white BMW car and a VW transporter van.
It is believed that an item fell from the roof of the transporter and collided with the BMW travelling in the opposite direction.
Not only have I lost a wife, I have lost my love and best friend in the world. There will be a void left in my life after her. I'm so lucky to have enjoyed 28 years of marriage together. 28 years of bringing up two sons who are stars in the eyes of their mother.
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A cocaine-using drink-driver who sped off in a car at up to 130mph to escape police was jailed for nine months today.
Sean Williams, 27, had crashed through roadwork cones into a closed lane on the A55 dual carriageway in North Wales, went the wrong way around a roundabout, and he and a passenger leapt from the Mazda as it was still moving before the car crashed into a hedge, Caernarfon Crown Court heard.
The prosecution said a Taser stun-gun was used to detain him at Bangor.
Williams, a plasterer, of Min y Coed, Bangor, admitted dangerous driving, possessing a drug, failing to stop for and resisting police, and drink and drug driving.
A three-year ban with an extended test was ordered.