Man wanted in connection with series of distraction burglaries

PUBLISHED: 15:23 13 September 2016

Wanted man David Brown appeared on Crimewatch

Wanted man David Brown appeared on Crimewatch


Detectives in Hertfordshire are appealing for the public’s help to trace a wanted man who also featured on last night’s Crimewatch.

David Brown, also known as David Kerrigan, 36, is wanted in connection with a number of distraction burglaries across the south east of England, which are being investigated by Hertfordshire Constabulary’s specialist Operation Manhunt team.

He also goes by several aliases including Michael Cawley, Michael Crawley, Thomas Crawley, Liam Doyle, Liam Brian, Coyle Doyle and James Dunn.

His last known address is Broad Oak Court in Luton, Bedfordshire and he also has links across Hertfordshire and to London and Essex.

David has a scar on the right side of his face and a tribal tattoo on his abdomen.

An appeal to trace him was also broadcast on last night’s BBC Crimewatch programme.

Police are asking anyone who sees David, or knows of his whereabouts, to contact Operation Manhunt via the Hertfordshire Constabulary non-emergency number 101.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will never need to go to court.

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