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Police appeal for missing Gwynedd man

Police are becoming 'increasingly concerned' for the welfare and safety of a 58-year- old man who's missing from his Gwynedd home.

The man, who cannot be named, is described as being of slim build, about 5' 7" inches tall, with short dark brown hair.

It's believed he was last seen in the South Stack area of Holyhead.

A search of air, land and sea took place yesterday. It's believed a rucksack was found.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have seen a man matching the above description in or around the South Stack area over the weekend to call 101 quoting reference 17182.

Traffic diversion on Gwynedd road after car crash

The A496 in Gwynedd. Credit: Google

The A496 in Gwynedd is blocked in both directions as result of an accident near the Honda Garage in Talsarnau, just before 3pm.

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Two further arrests after young mother's "suspicious" death

Two more people have been arrested in connection with the death of a woman from Penygroes, near Caernarfon.

22-year-old Emma Louise Baum died in the early hours of the morning on Monday July 18th at her home in the village.

Police say a man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and a woman has been arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and assisting an offender. Both are local to the area.

Officers are continuing to appeal for witnesses, and say they are keen to speak to anyone who may have heard a disturbance in the Llwyndu Road area between 2am and 5am on Monday morning.

The investigation is ongoing and we are continuing to appeal for witnesses to come forward.

– Detective Superintendent Iestyn Davies, North Wales Police

Police say they have already had a positive response from the public, with several reports being received of a female screaming at around 4am in the area.

Two men who were arrested on Monday were released without charge.

Penygroes suspicious death: Victim was a young mother

The woman who died in Penygroes in Gwynedd yesterday has been named.

Emma Louise Baum was 22 and lived with her two-year-old son in Penygroes.

The two men arrested yesterday have been released without charge.

Emma Louise Baum was found in Penygroes, near Caernarfon Credit: Google Maps

North Wales Police is continuing to appeal for witnesses and are particularly keen to speak to anyone who may have heard a disturbance in the Llwyndu Road area between 2am and 5am yesterday morning.

Police say there were with several reports of a female screaming at around 4am in the area.

The investigation team are of the view that the woman died during the early hours of yesterday morning.

A further appeal is being made for witnesses to come forward. We are particularly keen to speak to anyone who has seen or heard anything suspicious in the Llwyndu Road area of Penygroes during the early hours of yesterday morning.

As part of the investigation we would also appeal to anyone who has private CCTV systems to contact the major incident room on 101.

– Detective Superintendent Iestyn Davies, North Wales Police

The investigation is ongoing and officers continue to provide a high visibility police presence in the village of Penygroes.

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