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Police find body in search for missing man

North Wales Police searching for a missing man says a body has been discovered near Conwy.

Philip Lloyd Evans was reported missing from his home in Colwyn Bay. Credit: North Wales Police / Family Photo

Emergency services were called at around 1.45pm today to forestry area near Nant Bwlch yr Haearn.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and is yet to be formally identified.

Police are not treating his death as suspicious.

Earlier today an appeal to the public to keep an eye out for 63-year-old Philip Lloyd Evans who had gone missing from Colwyn Bay.

His next of kin have been informed.

Police appeal to find missing Colwyn Bay man

Concerns are growing for a missing Colwyn Bay man who drives a distinctive MG car.

Philip Lloyd Evans missing in Colwyn Bay Credit: North Wales Police

Police have asked the public to be keep an eye out for Philip Lloyd Evans who is 63.

He drives a classic red MG sports car with registration MG UMJ928W,.

He was last seen wearing a navy jacket, jeans and a blue checked shirt.

Philip Lloyd Evans's red MG sports car Credit: North Wales Police

Anyone who spots Mr. Evans should call North Wales Police on 101.


Parents hit by fake £75 potty fines at beach

Parents allowing their little ones to spend a penny on potties in public have been hit with £75 fines – in a bizarre scam by a bogus council enforcement officer.

Credit: PA

Conwy council in north Wales said it had received reports of the fake officer handing out illegal fines at Colwyn Bay to parents for letting children use potties in public.

“If you are approached, please do not hand over any money. Always ask to see an ID card and if in doubt contact the council direct,” the authority said.

Kingdom enforcement officers in Conwy county do not, and have never, issued fixed penalty notices for urinating in a public place.


Residents evacuated after nursing home fire

Residents have been evacuated after a fire broke out at a nursing home in North Wales.

It happened at a nursing home on Copthorne Road Credit: ITV News

Crews were called to the home on Copthorne Road in Colwyn Bay at 21.17 on Thursday evening.

The fire was brought under control and contained to the basement area of the building, and all residents have been evacuated as a precaution.

North Wales Fire and Rescue service could not confirm the name of the nursing home.

Ex-police chief in court for historical sex offences

Former police superintendent appeared in court today. Credit: Andrew Price/View Finder pictures

A former police superintendent has appeared in court today charged with three more child sex offences.

Defendant Gordon Anglesea, 78, of Old Colwyn is charged with a total of seven sex offences against children dating between 1979 and 1987.

The retired North Wales police officer was granted bail by a district judge and is due to appear before Mold Crown Court on Friday 20th November.

He was arrested by detectives from Operation Pallial, a National Crime Investigation into claims of historical sex offences in the North Wales care home system.

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