North Wales Police have launched an appeal for witnesses after a man was assaulted in an unprovoked attack at the city centre bus stops in Bangor last night.

Police were called shortly after 10pm on Thursday, 19th April 2018, following a report that a man has been assaulted at the ‘Bethesda’ bus stop on Ffordd Gwynedd.

Officers attended the scene and arrested a 39-year-old man, who remains in police custody at this time. The 61-year-old victim was taken to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor and has remained in hospital.

Sergeant Dana Baxter from the Bangor local policing team said: “This was an unprovoked assault on a man who was just waiting for his bus to return home.

“We know that there were a few people in the area at the time and we are appealing for them to come forward to assist with our investigation”

Anybody who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact officers at Bangor Police Station on 101 or via the live webchat quoting reference number W050148. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.