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Appeal to trace man after churches broken into in Orpington

News   •   Oct 31, 2019 16:10 GMT

Image: Jamie O’Neill

Police are appealing for information to help trace a man wanted for questioning.

Jamie O’Neill, aged 42-years-old, from Orpington, Kent is wanted for questioning in connection with two non-residential burglaries.

Both burglaries took place in two different churches on the evening of Monday, 10 June in the Orpington area.

Jamie is described as white, 5ft 6ins tall, of medium build, with short brown hair. He has a two inch scar on his chin and a tattoo on his right arm.

Detective Constable Ben Briselden, from the South Area Command Unit, said: "We have carried out extensive enquiries to locate O’Neill and these are ongoing. I would like to remind the public that harbouring a wanted offender is an offence.

“I would urge anyone who knows of his whereabouts to contact police so that his attempts to evade justice can be stopped. I would also encourage O’Neill to hand himself in.

“He should not be approached by members of the public. If you have information on his movements or whereabouts, please call police on 999 quoting CAD 3517/28OCT19"

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111 or tweet police via @MetCC.