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FT: Wrexham 1 - 3 Woking

Full time and Woking have defeated Wrexham 3-1 in today's National League Match.

Goals from Wrexham's Joe Quigley and Bruno Andrade ensured their side regained the lead.

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.


Police appeal to help find missing man

North Wales Police are renewing their appeal for help tracing a 40 year old man missing from the Wrexham area.

Dean Peter Rutter has not been seen since the evening of Thursday 17th December when he spoke with a neighbour

Credit: North Wales Police

Mr Rutter hasn't been seen for a week, and police are becoming 'increasingly concerned'.

I am appealing for anyone who has sighted Mr Rutter, or knows of his whereabouts, to contact the police.

There is some information Mr Rutter may have travelled to other parts of Wales and so we’d extent our request to the whole of the country.

– North Wales Police

He is described as around 6’10” tall, of a stocky build with short receding, mousy brown hair and blue eyes.

Man charged with firearms offences after Wrexham stand-off

Police say a 26-year-old man has been charged with firearms related offences following a stand-off at a Wrexham housing estate earlier this week.

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Officers were called to a property on Wednesday after a man was refusing to leave a house on the Caia Park Estate.

Police say the incident concluded peacefully and no-one was harmed.

The investigation into the incident, which caused considerable disruption to the community of Caia Parc, continues and I would appeal to anyone that may have information that will assist with the investigation to contact North Wales Police.

We would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed events to contact police on 101 or anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and quote reference S191601.

– Detective Chief Inspector Neil Harrison, Wrexham Police Station

Man, 26, arrested after Wrexham stand-off

Police say a man is in custody after a stand-off at a housing estate in Wrexham.

Officers were called to a property earlier this evening after a man was refusing to leave a house on the Caia Park Estate.

Credit: North Wales Police

Nearby houses were evacuated and the public were asked to stay away from the area.

The 26-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm and is currently being questioned at Wrexham Police Station.

Police say the incident concluded peacefully and no-one was harmed.

I’d like to pass on our thanks to the local community for their patience and understanding during this time. Police resources and our emergency service partners were quickly deployed to the scene and our objective of protecting the public and resolving the incident peacefully was achieved"

– Det Ch Insp Neil Harrison, North Wales Police
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