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Police appeal after men threatened with metal bar

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Police officers are appealing for witnesses after a robbery in Pontypool.

Two men were threatened by an unknown man, who reportedly had a metal bar.

It happened at around 1.30pm on Saturday 22nd April in Clarence Place.

The offender, who also made off with two bags containing leaflets, is described as white, in his twenties with short hair and a local accent. He was also said to be wearing a light grey tracksuit.

Officers said the victims were left shaken but uninjured.

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Man in critical condition, two others arrested

The village of Hafodyrynys near Pontypool. Credit: Google

Gwent Police says a man is in a critical condition in hospital after an incident in the early hours of Tuesday 27th of December.

Officers were called to an incident in the village of Hafodyrynys near Crumlin at around 3.43am and found a man with "serious injuries".

Two men aged 35 and 32 have been arrested and are currently in police custody.

Police say enquiries are ongoing and are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

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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.

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