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Appeal after attempted robbery on corner shop

North Wales Police is appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery on a shop in Holyhead.

Mill Stores in Holyhead. Credit: Google Street View

Officers say the attempted robbery took place at Mill Bank Stores, Mill Bank at about 5pm on Wednesday 24th February.

A white male, aged in his 20’s entered the store and demanded the till be opened.

The alarm was quickly raised and the man fled empty handed in the direction of Vulcan Street.

Fortunately no one was injured during this incident. I’d like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and saw any suspicious activity or knows anything about this crime to contact police immediately

– Detective Sergeant Richard Griffith at Llangefni CID

Anyone with information is asked to call on 101.


Holyhead man 'died of natural causes'

Police were called to a flat in Market Street. Credit: ITV News

A post mortem carried out on the body of a 66-year-old man who was found dead in Holyhead this week, has revealed that he died of natural causes.

Police were called to a flat in Market Street, known locally as Bryn Dairy Lane, at approximately 16.30pm on Wednesday 21st October.

A 41-year-old man who was originally arrested in connection with the man’s death has now been released.

North Wales Police have thanked members of the local community for their assistance in their investigation.

Man arrested on suspicion of murder in Holyhead

Market Street in Holyhead. Credit: Google Street View

North Wales Police have arrested a man following the death of a 66-year old in Holyhead.

Police were called to a flat in Market Street, known locally as Bryn Dairy Lane, at approximately 16.30pm on Wednesday 21st October.

The man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody.

Police are not releasing the name of the victim as formal identification has not taken place and the next of kin have not been located or informed.

I am particularly interested in speaking to anyone who frequents this address or knows of any person or persons who do. They may be able to help us with our enquiries.

– Deputy Senior Investigating Officer DCI, Iestyn Davies

Police are urging anyone with information regarding the incident to call them on 101 or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Holyhead ferry blown back in gale force winds

Hundreds of passengers had to be transferred from a ferry which was blown back on to its berth by gale force winds.

The Irish Ferries Jonathan Swift vessel, a fast service across the Irish Sea, was preparing to set off from Holyhead to Dublin before midday when heavy gusts pushed it back against the dock.

Credit: PA

Some 650 people on board were transferred to another service as a precaution. No passengers were injured in the collision.

A spokesman for Irish Ferries said the aluminium hull ferry was being inspected to assess damage to the body and replacement services will take passengers to Dublin during the day.

Irish Ferries cancelled three Swift services following the incident.

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