A MAN has been released on police bail pending further enquiries into an attempted murder near Caernarfon.

The 33-year-old man had been arrested in connection with a wounding at Llys Buddug, Pendalar, on December 29.

Detective Chief Inspector Brian Kearney said: “I would appeal for anyone with any information in connection with this serious assault to come forward and speak to us in confidence quoting reference number 19100760630.

“We are still keen to trace two key witnesses who are local to the Caernarfon area - 24-year-old Mark Griffiths who is also known locally as Mark Fango, and 34-year-old Craig Oulton who is known locally as Craig Batman.

"We would be grateful if they would come forward voluntarily as we believe they may have information which could be crucial to the investigation.

"At this moment in time, we are not seeking anyone else in respect of this attempt murder/wounding offence.”