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Last Updated: Thursday, 19 April 2007, 06:27 GMT 07:27 UK
Baby treated after chip pan fire
A six-month-old baby boy and two teenage sisters have been treated for smoke inhalation after a chip pan fire at a house in Colwyn Bay.

Two crews of firefighters were called to the incident in Old Colwyn at 2132 BST on Wednesday.

The 16-year-old girl had been babysitting for her 18-year-old sister, who returned when the fire started.

A fire spokesman said the case highlighted the dangers of leaving cooking unattended.


Postman stole after growing debt

A Colwyn Bay postman stole mail after a 6,000 debt spiralled because of bank charges, a Llandudno court has heard.

Michael Taylor, 23, from Llandudno, was caught after Royal Mail investigators tested him after complaints that post on his round was not being delivered.

Magistrates were told nearly 50 items of mail were found in his vehicle and bedroom. Marked cash was also found.

Taylor was ordered to carry out 200 hours unpaid work and placed under a three-month night time curfew.


Carer jailed for OAP cheque fraud

A carer who obtained 900 from a 90-year-old by altering cheques has been jailed for three months.

Magistrates at Llandudno told Geraint Wyn Williams, 42 from Colwyn Bay, it was a sustained deception against a vulnerable woman with impaired vision.

He admitted 12 frauds and 25 offences were taken into consideration.

Williams was caught after the pensioner's son became worried about the frequency and value of cheques paid to the defendant over a year.


Man slashed in face on city road

Police are appealing for information after a man was slashed in the face by a group of five people in Cardiff.

The 23-year-old needed hospital treatment after the incident on Newport Road near the Blue Dragon Hotel at 0130 BST on Sunday.

Police said two men punched the victim and another man slashed him in the face with what it is believed to be a knife.

After the assault the group which included two women continued towards the city centre.







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