Police have stepped up patrols in Barmouth following an increase in reports of shoplifting there.

NWP Gwynedd South said PC Kevin and PCSO Gill have been conducting patrols in the town following the reports.

“During the half term break, officers spoke to managers of local stores regarding their concerns as well as high visibility patrols to reassure residents and visitors,” a police spokesperson said.

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