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Police appeal after youth disorder in Mold

A group of youths damaged windows at McDonalds in Mold. Credit: Google Street View

Police are appealing for information after windows were damaged at McDonalds in Mold and a nearby resident assaulted.

North Wales Police says it understands a large group of youths attended the restaurant at around 6pm on Saturday where they damaged a number of windows. The group then moved to the Elm Drive area of the town where cars were damaged and a local resident was assaulted and left needing hospital treatment.

While there have been reports of anti-social behaviour in the area before, this was a serious escalation. Three people have been arrested in connection with the incident; one has been released without charge while two remain on bail.

I would like to reassure the public that this level of anti-social behaviour in the Mold area is unusual and we have stepped up patrols and have a dedicated team of officers looking into all reports

– DCI Neil Harrison, North Wales Police

Anyone with information is asked to call North Wales Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 quoting reference number S167267.


Praise for hero ex-soldier who intervened in Zack Davies machete attack

The Crown Prosecution Service says Zack Davies carried out a "vicious, racist" attack on Dr Sarandev Bhambra.

"Zack Davies’ intention to cause extremely serious or even fatal injuries to Dr Bhambra was abundantly clear" said Senior Crown Prosecutor Gareth Preston.

Former soldier Peter Fuller stepped in to help and is credited with saving Dr Bhambra's life

“It was also clear from the evidence that the heroic actions of Peter Fuller may well have prevented this horrific attack from having a fatal outcome" he added.

"Dr Bhambra continues to deal with the consequences of this terrible incident. We hope that today’s sentencing will be of some assistance to him as he seeks to move forward with his life.”

Judge: Zack Davies poses 'significant risk' to the public

ITV News reporter Ian Lang is in court for the sentencing of machete attacker Zack Davies.

The judge said the attack on Dr Sarandev Bhambra was planned, racially motivated and 'dreadful', leaving the dentist with horrific injuries.

Mold Crown Court heard how white supremacist and Nazi material was found at Zack Davies' home

"One can only imagine the sheer terror you subjected him to" said the judge, Rhys Rowlands.

Apart from the impact on Dr Bhambra and his family, the wider Sikh community had been 'shocked to the core', he said.

He said that Davies had known what he was doing at the time of the attack.

Sentencing him to life he said he considered Davies a significant risk to members of the public.


Supermarket attack victim hopes to return to work soon

Mold Crown Court has heard that Zack Davies' victim Dr Sarandev Bhambra's injuries had healed to such an extent he would be able to return to work in the near future, writes ITV News reporter Ian Lang.

Mold Crown Court Credit: PA

The court also heard that the Dr Bhambra was in court, the first time he had attended since the attack.

Zack Davies in dock awaiting sentence

ITV News reporter Ian Lang is at Mold Crown Court awaiting the sentencing of Zack Davies.

Zack Davies was said to be laughing and shouting “this is revenge” for Lee Rigby as he attacked the newly-qualified dentist in Tesco in Mold. Credit: Andrew Price / View Finder Pictures
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