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Police warning over indecent exposure incident

Police are urging the public to be vigilant in the Lon Menai area of Caernarfon, after a man indecently exposed himself.

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Police were alerted to the incident at 8.16pm on Thursday 19th November.

PC Alex Higgins said: “We want to make the public aware of this incident, and ask them to remain vigilant. We would ask anyone who witnessed this incident or any other victims to come forward with information.”

Missing teenager found safe and well

Missing teenager Chloe Ann Thomas from Caernarfon has been found safe and well.

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Police issued an appeal to help find her after she was reported missing on Friday.

They've since thanked the public for their support.


Woman seriously assaulted in Caernarfon

An investigation has been launched by North Wales Police after a woman was found seriously injured in Caernarfon, following an incident earlier this morning.

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Police received a report shortly after 9am today that a woman had been assaulted whilst walking in the Cefn Cadnant area, near to the Fire Station.

The woman was airlifted to hospital in Bangor with what are believed to be serious injuries.

A man has since been arrested in connection with the incident. He remains in custody.

Police request that members of the public keep away from the area whilst their investigation is ongoing. Anybody with further information is asked to contact North Wales Police on 101, quoting reference number S134595.

Victim needed 47 stitches in face after mug attack

Jack Brown of Kimnel Bay was jailed for two and a half years. Credit: North Wales Police

When a friend tried to break up an argument Jack Daniel Brown thrust a mug into his face, causing wounds which needed 47 stitches and leaving behind hideous scarring Caernarfon Crown Court heard.

The victim had suffered from what was described as a vicious attack in a Llandudno house last February after a group had been out drinking.

Brown, 21, of Aled Gardens, Kinmel Bay, was jailed for a total of two and a half years after pleading guilty to unlawful wounding, being in breach of a suspended sentence, and resisting two police officers who had to Taser him twice and use captor spray in a separate later incident.

Man died after being hit by tree when looking for missing hen

A pensioner died after being hit and trapped by a fallen conifer tree while trying to find a missing hen during a storm, an inquest heard this afternoon.

A conclusion of accidental death was recorded at Caernarfon on Robert Thomas, 77, who lived in nearby Caeathro,

He died last February when a 100mph storm hit the area.

His widow Jean said they had been at home watching TV when Mr Thomas decided it was time to put their hens back in a hut. He couldn’t find one of them and she went outside to give him a hand.

Mrs Thomas heard a loud bang and saw her husband – a retired maintenance fitter at a local factory – trapped under the tree.

She was unable to call an ambulance from her house because the phone line had been brought down in the storm.

Mrs Thomas alerted neighbours by shouting for help.

An ambulance was then called and Mr Thomas was taken to hospital at Bangor before being transferred 100 miles to a specialist unit at Stoke-on-Trent where he died the next day.


Pilot dies following crash at Caernarfon Airport

The crash happened earlier this evening. Credit: Gwyn Roberts

A 61 year old pilot has died following a crash at Caernarfon Airport.

The accident occurred at around 6 o'clock this evening when a microlight aircraft crashed on the main taxiway, passing a derelict building and aviation fuel tanks on the southern borders of the field surrounding the runway.

Multiple emergency services were called to the scene and the man was airlifted to hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

Man dies after aircraft crash

A 61 year old man has died after a light aircraft crashed on the runway at Caernarfon Airport. It's thought the man was inside the aircraft when the collision happened at around 6pm this evening.

He was taken to hospital with serious injuries, but later died. Air Accident Investigation have been informed of the incident.

HIV positive man jailed for abusing boys

The HIV positive man was jailed for 14 years. Credit: PA

A 36-year-old man who abused three little boys despite being HIV positive was jailed for 14 years today.

Simon Morris Jones, pleaded guilty to 15 charges at Caernarfon crown court, including rape, sexual touching, and engaging in sexual activity with a child.

Matthew Dunford, prosecuting, said the boys have had to undergo a course of treatment because the defendant was HIV positive but to date all had been negative.

Jones will be on the Sex Offenders Register for life.

Det Sgt Richard Griffith welcomed the sentence and praised the victims and their families who he said had the courage and resolve to stand up to the perpetrator.

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