Posted: Mon 23rd Jan 2023

Updated: Thu 26th Jan

Police investigate damage to Apprentice winner’s coffee van in Llandudno

North Wales news and information

Police are investigating after a coffee van belonging to a winner of the TV show The Apprentice was damaged in Llandudno. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

An image of the vehicle was shared on Facebook over the weekend showing its front window smashed after being vandalised. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

Alana Spencer, who won the BBC show in 2016 and runs the Ridiculously Rich cafe in Craig y Don, later commented to confirm it was hers. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

She said: “Hello all, it’s my van. Honestly so upset! We can’t get it until next week. Been waiting on a part for the tire that broke and that just arrived. Now we need to fix this. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

“Thank you to all the kind people who have been in touch. As if business isn’t tough enough at the moment. I really hope they catch who did it because it’s just not ok!!!” ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

North Wales Police has confirmed it is investigating the incident. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

A force spokesperson said: “We are investigating a report of vandalism to a coffee bar trailer which was parked near to the paddling pool on the Promenade in Craig Y Don, Llandudno. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

“It has been reported that the trailer has received damage to the front window some time between Tuesday 17th and Thursday 19th January. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

“Our enquiries into this incident are currently ongoing. If you witnessed the incident or might have dash cam footage travelling past the trailer on these dates, please contact police. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

“Anyone with information about this incident should contact us via our website or by calling 101 quoting reference 23000055015.” ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

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