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Police appeal to find missing Gwynedd woman

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for a 39-year-old woman from Llanllyfni who has been missing since yesterday afternoon.

Maria has been missing since Monday afternoon Credit: North Wales Police

Maria Charmaine Xuereb was last seen at around 4pm yesterday in the Gwynedd village. She is believed to be travelling in her car, a maroon Ford Focus, with the registration V553 GWF.

A car similar to the one Maria is likely to be travelling in Credit: North Wales Police

Maria is 5’6” tall of average build with black shoulder length naturally curly hair. When she left her home she was believed to be wearing a multi-coloured but primarily beige jumper.

If you have any information, contact North Wales Police on 101 quoting reference Itrace 13783.

Man arrested after post office robbery at Conwy

A man is in police custody following a robbery on a Post Office in Conwy.

A man was arrested following a robbery at this post office Credit: Google street view

North Wales Police say they were called to the scene at around 3:30pm on Conway Road, Talybont and a man was arrested.

I would like to reassure the public that offences of this nature are unusual for the West Conwy area, albeit there was an unrelated similar offence in Llandudno two weeks ago where a man was arrested, charged and put before the courts.

– Detective Inspector Michael Isaacs

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Parents bailed after baby death

North Wales Police have arrested and bailed a man and woman on suspicion of assault following the death of a baby girl in Penygroes, Gwynedd. The baby's death is so far "unexplained", police say.

Police have bailed a man and woman from Penygroes Credit: Google street view

The ambulance service contacted police at 04.42am on Monday morning to say a baby girl had been taken to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor, where she sadly died. The couple - both from the local area - have now been released on bail.

Yesterday a spokeswoman for the Welsh Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 0439 hours on Monday to reports of a medical emergency in the Penygroes, Caernarfon area. We responded with one rapid response vehicle and two emergency ambulances."

The baby's body has been taken to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool, for examination by forensic and paediatric pathologists and further tests.

Local man and woman arrested after Penygroes baby death

North Wales Police have confirmed that a man and woman have been arrested on suspicion of assault following the death of a baby girl.

Police were called to a home in Penygroes on Monday morning. Credit: Google Maps

Emergency services were called to a home in Penygroes, Gwynedd in the early hours of Monday morning. A baby girl was taken by ambulance to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor where she died.

A post-mortem has been carried out and the cause of death is currently unknown. The man and woman, from the local area are currently being questioned.

Police investigate 'unexplained death' of baby girl

Police have launched an investigation following the 'unexplained death' of a baby.

Police are investigating the 'unexplained death' of a baby Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Emergency services were called to a home in Penygroes, Gwynedd just before 4.45am on Monday. A baby girl was taken by ambulance to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor where she died.

The Welsh Ambulance Service confirmed they had taken a baby girl to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor. A spokeswoman said: “We were called at 0439 hours on Monday to reports of a medical emergency in the Penygroes, Caernarfon area. We responded with one rapid response vehicle and two emergency ambulances."

Police enquiries are ongoing and an inquest has been opened.

Missing woman: police appeal

Police say they are "concerned" about a woman who has been missing for three weeks. They are appealing for help finding her.

Marilyn Smith was last seen in Bangor three weeks ago Credit: NWP

Marilyn Smith, 56, was last seen in Bangor on Tuesday, July 28. She is described as Afro-Caribbean with black hair.

Initially we believed that she may have booked into a B&B in the area, however our enquires carried out so far have failed to find her. I would urge anybody who may have information to contact us. Equally I am appealing for Marilyn to make contact with us to let us know she is safe and well.

– Pc Joanna Clark, Bangor Police

Anybody who may have seen Marilyn can contact North Wales Police on 101 quoting reference number 13668.

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Man indecently exposes himself to woman and daughter - police appeal

Police are appealing for information after a man indecently exposed himself to a mother and her teenage daughter.

A man indecently exposed himself on this street in Bangor Credit: Google street view

Officers are issuing an appeal for information after a man was seen to be indecently exposing himself in a car in Penrhosgarnedd, Bangor yesterday.

At approximately 12:30pm a woman and her teenage daughter were walking along Penrhos Road in Bangor. A man parked in a car nearby indecently exposed himself. He then sped off in his car - a black Ford Focus.

Police say the man was aged in his late 20s to early 30s with black medium-length hair. He was of medium build and was wearing a black t shirt and possibly khaki coloured trousers.

Police were alerted and officers carried out house to house enquiries in the area.

Anybody with information is asked to contact North Wales Police on 101 quoting reference number S125364.

Police appeal after thieves steal van with owner in the back

Police are appealing for witnesses after a van was stolen with the owner still in the back. The van containing tools was stolen and then set alight near Bethesda yesterday.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the incident near Bethesda. Credit: PA

The driver of the van was in the back of the vehicle when two men got in and drove away. The owner managed to escape through the back doors unhurt and alerted police.

The grey Renault van had 'Tool Truck' written on the side and also had an eagle's head on the front. It had been stolen from a lay by on the outskirts of Bethesda by the Bryn Bella crossroads. The van was later discovered on fire Lôn Pobty in Bangor.

Luckily the driver was unharmed however we are appealing to anybody who may have witnessed two men acting suspiciously in the Bryn Bella area to contact us.

We are also appealing to anybody who may have seen a small red van in the Bryn Bella area at the time of the incident to come forward.

– PC Tracey Hughes, North Wales Police

Anybody with information should contact North Wales Police on 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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