Posted: Thu 13th Jun 2024

Man charged after Rhostyllen petrol station robbery for people living in or visiting the Wrexham area

A 23-year-old man has been charged following a robbery at a petrol station in Wrexham.

The incident took place shortly before 12.20am on Sunday, June 9 at the Esso garage on Wrexham Road, Rhostyllen.

Today North Wales Police have confirmed that Corey Li, of Tudor Avenue, Rhostyllen, was arrested and subsequently charged yesterday (Wednesday, June 12) with robbery and possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

He was remanded into custody and will appear before Mold Magistrates Court this morning.

A second suspect remains unidentified.

Detective Sergeant Claire Roberts said: “I am urging anyone with information that could assist with our investigation to identify a second suspect, to contact us at the earliest opportunity.

“I would like to once again reassure the community that there is not believed to be any wider threat the community following this incident.”

Anyone with information should contact North Wales Police via the website or by calling 101, quoting reference 2400051887.

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