North West Wales

Gwynedd councillor Chris O'Neal charged with assault

Chris O'Neal is member for Marchog Image copyright Google/Gwynedd council
Image caption Chris O'Neal is member for Marchog

A Gwynedd councillor has been charged with assault and threatening behaviour.

Chris O'Neal, 37, has been bailed by North Wales Police and is due to appear before Caernarfon magistrates on 18 March.

Mr O'Neal is an independent member for the Marchog ward.

Gwynedd council said it was aware of the case and was "considering its implications". He remains a county councillor, a spokesperson added.

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