Post Tagged with: "robbery"

by / on June 15, 2017 at 1:46 pm / in Regional News

‘Dangerous’ offender jailed for Deeside shop stabbing

A Deeside man who stabbed a shopkeeper while drunk and high on drugs has been jailed for twenty years. Matthew Whelan admitted the attempted murder of Imtiaz Ul Haq during a robbery at a Costcutter store in Queensferry last December. The 30 year-old from Mancot was sentenced as a dangerous offender. The stabbing left Mr Haq with stab wounds in his […]

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by / on May 9, 2017 at 12:06 pm / in Local News & Archive

Two men jailed for botched Pensarn shop raid

Two masked men who tried to rob a Pensarn corner shop have been jailed for 25 months each. Michael Bowes from Rhyl and Michael Ryan from Clynnog Fawr, near Caernarfon, admitted demanding cash when they held up Jacko’s convenience store last November. But the men were caught after the shop owners and their assistant fought back. Caernarfon Crown Court heard […]

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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 March 29, 2017 at 2:19 pm / in Regional News

Wrexham murder suspect caught after robbery

A man suspected by police of killing a disabled man in Wrexham has been arrested. 25 year-old Jordan Davidson was caught in Flint in the early hours of Wednesday morning, after a manhunt was launched in the wake of the death of Nicholas Churton, whose body was found at a house on Crescent Close in Wrexham on Monday. Davidson, who […]

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by / on March 24, 2017 at 1:14 pm / in Local News & Archive

Two youths arrested after Rhyl robbery

Two youths have been arrested after an armed raid on a shop in South Rhyl. Police say three men wearing dark clothing threatened the female shopkeeper in the robbery at Llewelyn Stores on Trellewelyn Road at just before 9.55pm on Thursday night. They made off with a small amount of cash. The two youths were arrested following a search of […]

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by / on January 30, 2017 at 3:49 pm / in Regional News

Two men bailed after Llandudno assaults

Embed from Getty Images Two men have been released on bail after a jogger and a dog walker were attacked on Llandudno promenade. Police say the female runner was assaulted by two men at around 7am on Saturday morning and a 52 year-old man was attacked shortly afterwards. It’s believed the man was taken to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor with […]

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by / on January 24, 2017 at 5:45 pm / in Conwy News, Denbighshire News, North Wales Police, Regional News

Renewed appeal and reassurance following attempt robbery.

North Wales Police are renewing their appeal for witnesses to come forward after an attempted robbery in Conwy Road, Colwyn Bay last weekend.   At approximately 11am Sunday 22nd January 2017 a local woman walking along Conwy Road was accosted by two men close to Barclays Bank.  They attempted to steal some belongings from her but she bravely fought them off […]

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by / on January 24, 2017 at 12:33 pm / in Local News & Archive

Two armed men raid Denbigh store

A Denbigh convenience store has been hit by a second robbery in three months. Detectives are looking for two armed men who held up the Premier Stores on Henllan Street at just after 7.30pm on Monday evening. One of the men entered the shop with a knife and threatened staff – he left with a laptop computer, a mobile phone and cigarettes. […]

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by / on January 24, 2017 at 12:46 am / in Local News & Archive

Appeal for witnesses after a Colwyn Bay attempted robbery

North Wales Police are appealing for information after the victim of an attempted robbery fought off her assailants in Conwy Road, Colwyn Bay on Sunday 22nd January 2017. Det Sergeant Chris Williams at St Asaph CID said “At approximately 11am on Sunday 22nd January 2017 a local woman aged in her 30’s was walking along Conwy Road, Colwyn Bay when she was […]

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by / on December 12, 2016 at 12:24 am / in Regional News

Deeside man accused of attempted murder in shop raid

Two men have been remanded in custody over Christmas following a raid at a convenience store on Deeside. One of the men, Matthew Whelan, is charged with the attempted murder of shopkeeper Imtiaz Ul Haq at Costcutter in Queensferry last Thursday evening. The 29 year-old from Mancot is also accused of robbery, along with Leslie Baines (47) from Connah’s Quay. The men […]

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