Crime

Fairwater alley gates stop suspected shoplifter minutes after being installed

Fairwater alley gates stop suspected shoplifter minutes after being installed
February 22, 2013 No Comments »

An alley gate erected to combat crime stopped a suspected shoplifter from escaping the police – just minutes after being installed. New fencing and gates were erected on an estate in Fairwater in an attempt to tackle persistent anti-social behaviour. ... Read More »

Shoplifter banned from city centre shops for five years

Shoplifter banned from city centre shops for five years
February 21, 2013 No Comments »

A serial shoplifter has been banned from going into any shops in Cardiff city centre for five years. Christopher Michael Scurry, from Roath, has been charged with 45 incidents of shop lifting since 2008, and last month received a 16-week ... Read More »

Man with tattoo on his neck wanted over Caroline Street assault

Man with tattoo on his neck wanted over Caroline Street assault
February 21, 2013 No Comments »

A man with a tattoo on his neck is wanted by police for an assault in Cardiff city centre. South Wales Police said the man, described as white, in his early 20s, with short dark hair and a dark tattoo ... Read More »

Computers and scanners stolen in break-in at Rhiwbina Library

Computers and scanners stolen in break-in at Rhiwbina Library
February 18, 2013 No Comments »

Burglars have stolen computers and electronic equipment in a city library break-in. Several computers and scanners were stolen from Rhiwbina Library after thieves broke in through a rear-door panel, as first reported on the Rhiwbina Ward website. The library’s main ... Read More »

CCTV released in Whitchurch Road armed robbery investigation

CCTV released in Whitchurch Road armed robbery investigation
February 14, 2013 No Comments »

Police investigating an armed robbery at a bookmakers in Cathays have released a CCTV image of the suspect in their latest appeal for information. The robbery, at Ladbrokes Betting Office on Whitchurch Road, happened around 7.30pm on Wednesday December 12 ... Read More »

Sonar equipment used in Ben Thompson search

Sonar equipment used in Ben Thompson search
February 14, 2013 No Comments »

Specialist sonar equipment has been used by police today in the search for missing rugby fan Ben Thompson. The high-tech device was used to establish a detailed map of the stretch of the River Ely between Leckwith Hill bridge and ... Read More »

Police return to street where Ben Thompson was last seen

Police return to street where Ben Thompson was last seen
February 12, 2013 No Comments »

Residents of the street where Ben Thompson was last seen today received visits from police officers desperately seeking information. Householders on Lawrenny Avenue in Cardiff were asked questions about the missing man who has not been seen since February 2. ... Read More »

Ben Thompson search enters second week

Ben Thompson search enters second week
February 11, 2013 No Comments »

Specialist officers resumed the hunt for missing Wales rugby fan Ben Thompson today as the search entered its second week. Ben disappeared following Wales’ opening Six Nations fixture against Ireland on Saturday, February 2. The 34-year-old vanished after watching the ... Read More »

Puppies stolen in Gabalfa burglary

Puppies stolen in Gabalfa burglary
February 8, 2013 1 Comment »

Three puppies have been stolen after a burglary in Gabalfa earlier this week. South Wales Police said the three six-week old Yorkshire Terrier puppies were taken from a litter of five after the burglary in River View on Tuesday February ... Read More »

Search for Ben Thompson to continue this weekend

Search for Ben Thompson to continue this weekend
February 8, 2013 No Comments »

The search for missing ruby fan Ben Thompson will continue over the weekend, police said this afternoon. Mr Thompson, from Haverfordwest, has not been seen since Saturday, when he was in Cardiff city centre to watch Wales play Ireland in ... Read More »