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Police who went to arrest student found him dead

Mostyn Road, Colwyn Bay. Credit: Google

Police officers who went to arrest a 24-year-old student found him dead in his flat.

At the opening of an inquest at Ruthin coroner John Gittins, said the officers had gone to James George Lockett’s flat in Mostyn Road, Colwyn Bay on December 6th to arrest him for alleged breach of bail conditions.

Pathologist Dr Mark Atkinson deferred a decision on the cause of death pending toxicology and other tests, and the inquest was adjourned to a date to be fixed.


Police find body in search for missing man

North Wales Police searching for a missing man says a body has been discovered near Conwy.

Philip Lloyd Evans was reported missing from his home in Colwyn Bay. Credit: North Wales Police / Family Photo

Emergency services were called at around 1.45pm today to forestry area near Nant Bwlch yr Haearn.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and is yet to be formally identified.

Police are not treating his death as suspicious.

Earlier today an appeal to the public to keep an eye out for 63-year-old Philip Lloyd Evans who had gone missing from Colwyn Bay.

His next of kin have been informed.

Police appeal to find missing Colwyn Bay man

Concerns are growing for a missing Colwyn Bay man who drives a distinctive MG car.

Philip Lloyd Evans missing in Colwyn Bay Credit: North Wales Police

Police have asked the public to be keep an eye out for Philip Lloyd Evans who is 63.

He drives a classic red MG sports car with registration MG UMJ928W,.

He was last seen wearing a navy jacket, jeans and a blue checked shirt.

Philip Lloyd Evans's red MG sports car Credit: North Wales Police

Anyone who spots Mr. Evans should call North Wales Police on 101.

Parents hit by fake £75 potty fines at beach

Parents allowing their little ones to spend a penny on potties in public have been hit with £75 fines – in a bizarre scam by a bogus council enforcement officer.

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Conwy council in north Wales said it had received reports of the fake officer handing out illegal fines at Colwyn Bay to parents for letting children use potties in public.

“If you are approached, please do not hand over any money. Always ask to see an ID card and if in doubt contact the council direct,” the authority said.

Kingdom enforcement officers in Conwy county do not, and have never, issued fixed penalty notices for urinating in a public place.

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