Police release images of man wanted in connection with charity box thefts (From The Westmorland Gazette)
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Police release images of man wanted in connection with charity box thefts
1:49pm Thursday 17th October 2013 in News
POLICE investigating the theft of charity boxes in Cumbria over the last month have released images of a man they want to trace.
Cumbria officers are appealing for information about the whereabouts of Derrick Matthews, 54, who is wanted in connection with numerous offences.
Police are investigating a number of incidents in Ambleside, Grasmere and Kirby Lonsdale where staff in local businesses have been distracted and the charity box on the premises has been stolen.
Police would like to speak to Mr Matthews, as they believe he may have some information about the incidents.
Officers are asking all hotels, guest houses and shop owners to contact them if they see this man.
Cumbria Constabulary are appealing for him to hand himself in or for anyone who knows his whereabouts or has seen him recently to contact the police on 101.
Alternatively they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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