Appeal to trace man wanted for distraction burglary

Police in Hackney have released an image of a man they want to speak with in connection with a distraction burglary.

John MacDonald, aged 51, of no fixed address, is wanted in connection with a residential burglary which took place at Lordship Road, London N16 on Thursday, 11 January 2018.

The victim, a lone woman aged 69, was burgled after a man attended her home address and pretended to be a council maintenance worker.

McDonald is described as white, of five foot ten inches height and of medium build, with short light brown and grey hair.

He is believed to be in the north London area.

If MacDonald is seen, the public are asked not to approach him, but to phone 999.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police in Hackney on 07825 793 215 or 101. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at



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