Posted: Sat 7th Jan 2017

Man Charged & Remanded After Homeless Man In Bangor Stabbed While Sleeping Rough

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Saturday, Jan 7th, 2017

At 11.40pm on Thursday 5th January, North Wales Police were informed that a 53-year-old homeless man had been stabbed whilst sleeping rough in the archway near to the Castle Public House in Bangor. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

A 26-year-old local male was quickly arrested in connection with the incident. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Following police enquiries, 26-year-old Matthew Roberts was charged with wounding and possession of a knife. He appeared before Llandudno Magistrates Court this morning, where he was further remanded to prison until February. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

DC 3006 Jade Light of Caernarfon CID said: “I must stress that incidents of this nature are extremely rare in Bangor but when they do occur the investigations are detailed and extensive. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“If you witnessed this incident or have any information please contact Police on 101 or call crime stoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting reference RC17002281 ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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