Police hunt Scarborough takeaway thief

Police have issued an appeal to help find a man wanted in connection with a series of commercial burglaries.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 9th March 2016, 9:47 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th March 2016, 9:51 am
Martin Brown
Martin Brown

Martin Joseph Brown, 52, is wanted by North Yorkshire Police in connection with burglaries at takeaways in Scarborough, Pickering, Filey and Whitby and a funeral directors in Scarborough. He is also wanted by Northumbria Police in connection with similar offences in their area.

He is from the Tyne and Wear area and has connections to the Penshaw and Washington.

Police are asking anyone who has seen Brown or knows of his current whereabouts to contact them.

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Anyone with any information is asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1 and pass information to the Force Control Room. For immediate sightings, please call 999.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number 12160016006 when calling.