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Woman used Stanley knife to rob bag of marshmallows

A woman who used a Stanley knife to rob a student of a bag of marshmallows has been jailed.

Sian Budski was said to have Credit: North Wales Police

Sian Budski, 39, of Bethesda in Gwynedd was under the influence of drink and drugs and was Tasered by police after she held the knife towards a university student and demanded cash from her.

Caernarfon crown court heard instead snatching money she grabbed a bag of marshmallows.

Budski was jailed for 32 months. She admitted robbing a second-year student who was shopping at nearby Bangor in December.

Judge Gaynor Lloyd told the defendant :"You clearly have complex issues you need to address."

Fire crews dealing with gorse fire on Bangor Mountain

Fire overlooking Bangor high street tonight. Credit: Tudur Evans

Firefighters are currently at the scene of a gorse fire on Bangor mountain this evening.

There are no casualties reported, pictures on social media show the side of the hill alight.

North Wales Fire service say officers are having to attend on foot due to the remote location.

Gorse fire on Bangor mountain. Credit: Jen Phillips
North Wales Fire Service are currently at the scene. Credit: Tudur Evans



Appeal for missing teen last seen shopping in Bangor

Police are appealing for help tracing a 15 year-old who was last seen shopping on Bangor High Street.

Credit: North Wales Police

North Wales Police says Moray Peacock-Howie from the Dolgellau area has not been seen since about 5.15pm on Monday 12th October.

Moray is 5’10 and slim. When last seen he was wearing a khaki coloured green Parka coat with a white fur hood, a white Tee shirt, dark blue Nike tracksuit bottoms and dark blue Nike trainers. He also wore a black beanie hat with a red ‘NIKE’ logo.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 and quote Missing Person Ref 14140.

Police appeal after 'indecent' incident on footpath

Police are appealing for information after a man "behaved in an indecent manner" and followed a woman along a footpath.

Police say they want to eliminate this man from their enquiries. Credit: North Wales Police

North Wales Police say the incident happened in Bangor between 3pm and 4pm on Monday 7th September.

A 20-year-old woman was followed as she walked along the path from the High Street towards Hendrewen Road.

The man is described as being white, around 5’8” tall, aged in his mid-50s to mid-60s and had a tanned and wrinkled complexion.

We are particularly keen to identify the male in the photograph. He was seen in the area not long after the incident and we would like to be able to speak to him to eliminate him from our enquiries.

– Inspector Brian Kearney

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.

Fake £10 notes warning for North Wales

North Wales Police is asking traders to be vigilant following reports of counterfeit £10 Scottish Notes in circulation.

A current Scottish £10 note. Credit:

Officers say say the dud notes have been used in the Bangor area.

The advice comes following a couple of incidents during the past week where shops have reported the fake £10 notes being in circulation.

Anyone who is offered a forged note is urged to contact police on 101

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