Two charged with handbag thefts

Two people from Bethesda have been charged with a spate of handbag thefts in north Gwynedd over the past month.

Michaela Williams (27) and Aaron Roberts (31) are accused of seventeen thefts from churches and cafes in the area and using the victims’ bank cards.

Both Williams and Roberts were due to appear before Caernarfon magistrates on Tuesday – but detectives said an investigation into the thefts was ongoing.

Anyone with information should contact North Wales Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.