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Police appeal after man does poo in public lift

Do you recognise this man? Credit: British Transport Police

British Transport Police has issued an appeal to identify a man who they claim defecated in a public lift.

The man they claim relieved himself in the lift at Ystrad Mynach train station in Caerphilly County.

A disabled woman who used the lift after the man was very upset say officers.

Anyone with information is asked to text police on 61016 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Appeal after men in balaclavas walk into home

Police are appealing for information after two uninvited men wearing balaclavas walked into a house through a back door while the occupants were at home.

Station Road, Ystrad Mynach. Credit: Google Street View

Gwent Police says the incident happened on Thursday 25th August at around 0945 in the morning at Station Road, Ystrad Mynach.

One of the uninvited men pushed over one of the occupants and the other went upstairs and searched of one of the bedrooms.

He then returned downstairs and they both left on foot through the back door and jumped over the garden wall. The occupants were unharmed.

One is described as being white, approximately 5'6" tall and of average build. He was wearing a black cotton balaclava, a light grey top and light grey trousers.

The other male is described as being white, approximately 5'7" tall and of average build. He was also wearing a black cotton balaclava, a light grey top and light grey three-quarter-length trousers.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.

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Suspected murder victim confirmed as woman, 75

Police say a body found in Ystrad Mynach yesterday is that of a 75-year-old woman.

Officers were called to an address in Nelson Road near to Ystrad Mynach Train Station at approximately 5.45pm yesterday on Tuesday.

On arrival, the body of a 75 year woman was found. Police say her death is being treated as suspicious.

A 47 year old, local man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and is currently receiving hospital treatment for minor injuries.

The family of the deceased are being supported by specialist officers.

Police are now appealing to anyone who used the Ystrad Mynach Train Station at any time yesterday to get in touch by calling 101.

Deliberate tyre fire in Ystrad Mynach extinguished

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service says that a tyre fire in Ystrad Mynach has now been extinguished - and that firefighters believe it was deliberately started.

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Smoke from fire causes Police to close carriageway

Large amounts of smoke can be seen coming from Dyffryn Business Park. Credit: Viewer's Picture / Stephen Meades

The large amount of smoke caused by a fire in Dyffryn Business Park has caused Police to close the northbound carriageway between Caerphilly and Ystrad Mynach.

People who live near the area are being advised to keep their windows and doors closed as fire crews try to tackle the blaze.

Fire crews called to large tyre fire in Ystrad Mynach

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service has been called to a large fire at Dyffryn Business Park in Ystrad Mynach.

The fire involving tyres is creating large amounts of smoke in the area, causing Police to close the northbound carriageway from Caerphilly to Ystrad Mynach.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh continue Wales tour

The Queen during a visit to the Pembroke Dock yesterday Credit: PA

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh continue their tour of Wales today.

The royal couple will spend the second day of their two-day tour in Ystrad Mynach and Llantwit Major.

The Duke of Edinburgh visiting Pembroke Dock's Heritage Centre yesterday Credit: PA
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