Reward offered for suspected Baldock burglar

A POTENTIAL �1000 reward is being offered to anyone with information that leads to the arrest of an 18-year-old fugitive.

Felix McCann is wanted in connection with a distraction burglary which occurred in Baldock last year in the home of an 89-year-old woman.

The distraction burglary occurred in May 2009 when a man entered the house of the elderly lady, searched the property whilst she was in the front room and took her handbag, which contained some cash.

Detective inspector Gerry McDonald, from Hertfordshire Constabulary’s dedicated distraction burglary investigation team, said: “We’ve been making enquiries into the whereabouts of Felix McCann for some time now and it is at this point that I am appealing for members of the public to help us.

“We believe Felix has links with the traveller community and I am directly appealing to them for their help.


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“Distraction burglary is an appalling crime and we know that no one would harbour a person who may have committed a heinous crime against a vulnerable person.

“If you believe you know where Felix is, please make contact with police, or alternatively you can call Crimestoppers where your details will remain anonymous.”

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The Crimestoppers reward of up to �1000 reward has been offered as an incentive to anyone with information that leads to the arrest and charge of Mr McCann.

His last known address is Lothian Close in Wembley but he has links to North London, Hertfordshire and Thames Valley- however it is believed he could be anywhere in the country.

If members of the public have any information on his whereabouts they should contact police on the Hertfordshire Constabulary non-emergency number on 0845 33 00 222.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers, an independent charity, anonymously on 0800 555111.

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