Posted: Sat 27th Feb 2021

Updated: Sat 27th Feb

Police make arrests after group of youths seen in Shotton trying to open cars in early hours

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales

Police have arrested two males after a group of youth were spotted trying to open car door handles in the Shotton area.

The group were seen in the Shotton Lane and North Street area between 3.30am and 4.10am.

Police have begun making house to house enquiries and have asked residents in the Shotton Lane and North Street area to review any CCTV footage they may have.

A spokesperson for North Flintshire Police Team said:

“On 27/02/21 between the hours of 3:30am and 4:10am, we have received a report from a member of public reporting a group of youths walking through Shotton Lane to North Street, Shotton, trying to open car door handles.”

“We can confirm that 2 males have been arrested.”

“Officers are currently working their way through house to house enquiries and CCTV checks, if you live in the Shotton Lane, or North Street area please can you review your cameras between approximately 03:30am to 04:14am.”

If you information, contact police via 101, or the live webchat at quoting reference number 21000127012.

You can also pass information anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at:


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