Warning issued to stay away from dangerous disused site where reported illegal rave was to be held
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Officers have been made aware of an illegal rave that was reported to be taking place at a dangerous disused site in Llanberis this weekend.
The unlicensed music event promoted on social media was said to taking place at the old Glyn Rhonwy bomb store on Saturday, September 10th, but has since been cancelled.
North Wales Police and Gwynedd Council are now warning people of the dangers of the site, and to stay away for their own safety.
Inspector Arwel Hughes said: “I am aware of a social media post being circulated on platforms such as Tik Tok, Instagram and Snapchat of a planned rave that was reported to be taking place the old Glyn Rhonwy bomb store site in Llanberis.
“The unlicensed music event was being promoted under the banner ‘Project X Llanberis’ and aimed towards children 15 years and above.
“It goes without saying that an event of this nature is both illegal and extremely dangerous, given the numerous inherent perils that would come with it being held at such a location.
“The individual behind the Tik Tok account has been identified and visited by officers, and I want to clarify that the event reported to be taking place at the site will not be going ahead.
“What initially started as a joke quickly got out of hand and the webpage has now been updated and has since been deleted from the social media platform.
“I would now ask for parents to communicate this message to their children to ensure it is shared with as many people as possible.”
Colin Morris, business support manager at Gwynedd Council’s Economy and Community Department said: “The former Glyn Rhonwy bomb site is a dangerous site.
“We would urge members of the public to take notice of the warning signs and to keep out for the sake of their own safety and the safety of others. It is private land and not open to the public.
“As a council, we support North Wales Police’s message and call on parents to make sure that children and young people are aware of risks associated with the site.”