Updated: Increase in police activity around Deeside explained – “Its nothing to worry about”
North Flintshire Police have explained residents in Deeside may have witnessed an increase in police activity over the weekend.
Officers from the neighbourhood police team have been looking for “wanted” suspects.
The team’s visible operations around Shotton High Street and Connah’s Quay have been noticed by local residents.
One local took to the Connah’s Quay Facebook page, writing, “What’s going on down Shotton way?”
“Counted 9 police cars and 3 more unmarked screaming through traffic just now from all directions.”
The public has been reassured that the increased activity is part of police teams’ dedication to enhancing safety and security in the area.
Their focus is on locating and apprehending individuals who are wanted.
One wanted suspect who police said was in the Deeside area has now been arrested.
North Flintshire Police said on Sunday morning: “Our neighbourhood colleagues have been out this morning and arrested Lee Kutryk. Thank you very much for your assistance.”
They later added: “Another one on their way to custody. A male has been arrested for several shoplifting offences that have occurred across the Connah’s Quay and Shotton area.”
The police’s message to the community is clear: they would like to make the local area “a safer place.” Spotted something? Got a story? Send a Facebook Message | A direct message on Twitter | Email: News@Deeside.com