POLICE have appealed for witnesses of a white van near the scene of a fatal crash on Anglesey.

North Wales Police is investigating the crash on the A5025 near Valley at about 11pm on Friday, February 19.

The victim was named as Stuart Farnell, 38, from the Stockport area.

A 46-year-old man was arrested after presenting himself to police.

A fresh appeal was issued by police on Monday in relation to a white van that is understood to be connected to the incident.

“We are now appealing for anyone who may have seen a white Ford Transit pick up type vehicle travelling in the north Anglesey area, in particular along the A5025 corridor between Valley and Amlwch or the nearby villages between the times of 8.30pm to 10.30pm on Friday to contact us.

“We are particularly interested in speaking with anyone who may have seen such a vehicle with significant damage to its windscreen area, or who may have seen this type of vehicle parked up or stopped somewhere between the said times.

“The 46-year-old man who was arrested in connection with this incident has since been released under investigation and our enquiries are ongoing, including the examination of his vehicle which was seized."

A tribute by the family of Mr Farnell said he was "a much loved father, son and brother".

"His loss is devastating and has caused wounds that won't heal," the tribute read. "To lose a loved one in such a way is an indescribable pain.

"We are all devastated by his loss, his parents and daughter are broken. Stuart will be remembered fondly by all who knew him, as a character who never failed to make you smile.

"His daughter Payton has lost her best friend, the best dad in the world. Stuart was her number one and she was his.

"We loved him so much and miss him with all of our heart."

Sergeant Meurig Jones, of the Roads Policing Unit, said: “Our heartfelt condolences remain with the family and friends of Stuart Farnell at this incredibly difficult time."

Anybody who may have information that could assist with the ongoing investigation should police on 101 or via the live web chat by quoting reference numbers Z023761 or 21000110414. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.