Posted: Fri 26th Feb 2016

Stone thrown towards car on A55

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Friday, Feb 26th, 2016

An appeal for witnesses is being made after a stone was thrown towards a moving vehicle on the A55. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Shortly after 11am yesterday (Thursday, 25th February) police received a report that a BMW car had been damaged whilst travelling on the westbound carriageway of the A55 between Old Colwyn and Mochdre. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The stone was thrown from a footbridge which crosses the A55 prior to the turn-off for Rhos-on-Sea and it damaged the light on the vehicle. Officers immediately attended and a search of the area was carried out. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Sergeant Rebecca Siviter said: “There was potential for serious injury here so we are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed anybody throwing stones onto the A55 to contact us.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Anybody with information is asked to contact officers at Colwyn Bay Police Station on 101 quoting reference number U027420. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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