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Concerns over missing Wrexham man

North Wales Police has issued an appeal over concerns for the safety of a 30-year-old Wrexham man.

John Andrew Cox, 30, who was last seen in the Watery Road area of Wrexham at 11.40am today, Thursday 4th February.

He is described as 5"8’ tall, of medium build with long black straggly hair. He was wearing boots, black jeans and a long green coat.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.

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Crime commissioner to visit arson attack estate

Concern about the spate of arson attacks in the Caia Park area of Wrexham have been voiced by the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Wales.

A car destroyed in an arson attack at Caia Park.

Commissioner Winston Roddick says he plans to visit the area on Tuesday to talk with community leaders about the problem.

Mr Roddick said he will speak to Chief Constable Mark Polin about what the police response had been so far and what arrangements were in progress to find the perpetrators as quickly as possible and prevent further fires.

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Police appeal for missing Wrexham man to get in touch

Peter Wright was reported missing last night. Credit: North Wales Police

North Wales Police is appealing for help to find a man missing from Wrexham.

Peter Wright, 39, was reported missing to police last night. He is between 5ft 8ins and 5ft 10ins tall, of medium build, which short brown hair and is believed to be wearing a black tracksuit. Police say Mr Wright has links to the Macclesfield area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting reference number 14656. Police are also asking Mr Wright to make contact with them to let them know he is safe.

Charity closes playground after early hours blaze

Firefighters were called to the playground in Caia Park at around 3.30am. Credit: ITV News/Ian Lang

A charity has been forced to close a children's adventure playground in Wrexham after a fire destroyed part of it. Police are currently investigating the blaze at The Venture's playground on Garner Road, Caia Park. Devastated staff say believe it will cost tens of thousands to replace what has been lost.

We are a charity and depend on raising funds to keep going so this has hit us hard. I know a lot of kids will be in tears as this is a safe and secure place for them to play

– Spokesperson for The Venture

North Wales Police says emergency services were called to the blaze at 3.30am. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Anyone with information is asking to contact police on 101 quoting incident number U002387.

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