AN APPEAL has been launched following a homicide investigation in Bangor.

North Wales Police is appealing for witnesses following an incident on Saturday evening.

Superintendent Nick Evans confirmed: “At approximately 10.30pm last night, Saturday 19th September, officers were called to a disturbance in the area of the Waverley Hotel, Station Road in Bangor.

A 20-year-old local man had suffered injuries during the incident and was conveyed to hospital by paramedics. Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of police officers and medical staff, the man sadly passed away in hospital.

A local man was arrested at the scene and is currently in police custody. A homicide investigation has commenced and the coroner is aware.

“Our thoughts remain with the family who are being supported by specially trained officers.”

“We are appealing for information and ask anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact 101 or alternatively use the live webchat quoting reference Y139039.”