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Police searching for missing teenager from Pontypool

Carly Roberts from Pontypool went missing three days ago. Credit: Gwent Police

Police are appealing for information to help find a missing 15-year-old who was reported missing on 19th June 2016.

Carly Roberts from Pontypool was last known to be wearing a blue denim jacket and white jeans.

Anyone with information relating to her whereabouts is asked to call Gwent Police on 101 quoting log 555 19/06/16.

Welsh gymnast crowned Junior British Champion

A Welsh gymnast has claimed the title of Junior All-Around Champion at the 2016 British Championships in Liverpool.

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Maisie Methuen, 14, from Pontypool claimed the top spot after her performances on all four apparatus including the vault, beam, uneven bars and floor.

She managed to secure a personal best with a score of 54.600, her highest to date since competing at the Welsh Championships in Cardiff in March.

Our reporter Aminah Jagne went to meet her:

Appeal after two injured in hit and run

Police are appealing for information after two people were injured in a hit and run in Pontypool.

Church Avenue, Trevethin. Credit: Google Street View

Gwent Police says in the early hours of Sunday morning a man and woman were walking along Church Avenue, Trevethin, when they reached its junction with Folly Road a small black car collided with them.

The woman sustained a broken arm and the man sustained minor head injuries.

They were taken to Nevill Hall Hospital for treatment and were later discharged.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.

Police appeal for help to find missing 16 year old

Police are appealing for information to help locate a 16-year-old boy who went missing from the Pontypool area.

Connor Williams was last seen on the 2nd January 2016 at 1300 in the Sebastopol area.

He's described as being approximately 5ft 10” tall and of slim build. He has black very short hair and green eyes.

If anyone has seen him or has any information about his whereabouts they are asked to contact Gwent Police on 101 quoting 436 02/01/16.


Appeal after man exposes himself to horse rider

Police are appealing for information after a man exposed himself to a horse rider near a country pub

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Gwent Police says the incident happened at around 12.30pm on 14th October in Mamhilad near Pontypool.

A woman in her 20s was riding her horse down a lane towards The Star public house when she saw a man stood there. The man pulled down his jogging bottoms and exposed himself. He didn't say anything and then walked off.

The man is described as being white, of medium build and approximately 6 feet tall. He was in his late 60s to early 70s and had silver/grey hair. He was wearing dark coloured jogging bottoms and a black fleece jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting log 187 14/10/15.

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