NORTH WALES Police have arrested three men on public order offences following a funeral in Towyn.

Up to 23 officers and around 12 squad cars attended the scene, in which a large group had been drinking after a funeral.

A North Wales Police statement said: “We were called yesterday (Tuesday) to reports of disorder in the Towyn area.

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“On attendance, officers encountered a large number of people who had been drinking following a funeral earlier in the day.

“Whilst we are sensitive to this being a difficult time, we are committed to maintaining public safety, and subsequently, three males were arrested for various public order offences.

“Our investigations into this incident are currently ongoing.”