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by / on April 28, 2017 at 7:42 am / in Local News & Archive

Kinmel Bay man faces trial over shop raids

A Kinmel Bay man has pleaded not guilty to a string of shop robberies across the Point FM area. Alex Coxon denied holding up a Bargain Booze store in Rhyl and Premier Stores in Denbigh last November. Mold Crown Court heard the 20 year-old allegedly carried a machete in the Denbigh raid, which occurred six days after the first robbery. […]

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by / on April 28, 2017 at 6:58 am / in Local News & Archive

Four men charged after Rhyl armed police swoop

Four men arrested in an armed police operation in West Rhyl are due to appear in court this morning. Jake Kiernan (24), Paul Lewis (39), Kyle Evitt (29) and Perry Jones (22) have been charged with possessing a handgun and conspiring to cause grievous bodily harm with intent. The four men were arrested when their car was forcibly stopped during […]

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by / on April 27, 2017 at 6:00 am / in Local News & Archive

Kinmel Bay arrest in hunt for escaped killer

A police raid has been carried out in Kinmel Bay in the ongoing hunt for a convicted killer on the run. Shaun Walmsley (28) fled from custody in February after two armed men held up prison guards as he was being escorted from Aintree University Hospital. He is one of four men serving a life sentence for the murder of Anthony […]

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by / on April 26, 2017 at 2:58 pm / in Local News & Archive

Man charged after Rhyl flat assault

A Meliden man has been charged following an assault outside a flat on Rhyl High Street. Damian Wilding appeared before magistrates in Wrexham on Wednesday morning, accused of aggravated burglary following the incident on Monday. A local man in his twenties was left with serious but not life threatening injuries after he was attacked by a group of men. It’s […]

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by / on April 26, 2017 at 11:16 am / in Local News & Archive

Four men questioned over Rhyl murder plot

It’s emerged that four men arrested in an operation by armed police in West Rhyl are being questioned on suspicion of conspiring to commit murder. The arrests were made when a car was forcibly stopped during an planned operation on Wellington Road on Monday night. The suspects are also being questioned on suspicion of possessing a firearm. Police were granted an […]

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by / on April 25, 2017 at 9:40 pm / in Local News & Archive

Mystery Denbighshire lottery winner found

The mystery winner of a £1 million lottery prize has been found. A search was launched last week after it emerged the Millionaire Raffle winner had not come forward to claim their prize – they had brought their ticket in Denbighshire. A spokesman for Camelot said the prize for the draw on Saturday 1st April had now been claimed. The winning raffle […]

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by / on April 25, 2017 at 2:02 pm / in Local News & Archive

Mark Mason murder trial: claims of ‘turf war’ revenge

Three men have gone on trial accused of killing a Rhyl father-of-two. Anthony Baines (30) of Kensington, James Davies (20) of Stoneycroft and Mark Ennis (30) of Walton all deny the murder of Mark Mason outside Home Bargains on Marsh Road last October. A fourth man, Jake Melia (21) of Aintree, was also believed to be involved in the incident. Prosecutors told […]

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by / on April 25, 2017 at 5:58 am / in Local News & Archive

Four arrested in Rhyl armed police operation

Four men have been arrested in an armed police operation in West Rhyl. The area around a flat on Wellington Road was cordoned off for several hours on Monday night – officers were called out in response to another incident earlier in the day on Rhyl High Street. In a statement on Tuesday lunchtime, police said a vehicle was forcibly stopped in […]

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by / on April 24, 2017 at 9:18 pm / in Local News & Archive

Rhyl group assault: man in hospital after confrontation

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after he was attacked by a group of men in Rhyl. The local man in his twenties was confronted in a flat on the High Street at around 6.30am on Monday morning – his injuries are not believed to be life threatening. No further details have been released but anyone with information […]

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by / on April 24, 2017 at 11:26 am / in Local News & Archive

Police appeal for missing woman

Concern is growing for the safety of a missing local woman. Police say Paula Marie was last seen in Prestatyn on Sunday night – it’s believed she has known links to the surrounding area, including Rhyl and Abergele. Marie, who has scars on her face, was described as last seen wearing a pale pink cap, a hi-vis jacket, a light blue T-shirt […]

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