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APPEAL: Man wanted after needle threat

Written by on July 2, 2020

Police in Blackpool have issued CCTV images of a man wanted in connection with a number of offences.

Officers want to speak to Heathcliffe Griffiths, 49, in connection with offences of burglary, aggravated burglary, assault on an emergency worker, common assault and criminal damage.

In one incident a police officer and member of the public were threatened with a needle following an aggravated burglary on South Park Drive on June 12.

Griffiths, who is also wanted on prison recall, is described as 5ft 7ins tall, of slim build with a bald head and beard.

He has links to Blackpool, Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Staffordshire.

PC Kim Roberts, from Blackpool Police, said: “We urgently need to locate Griffiths and I would ask that the public do not approach him but report any sightings to police immediately. I would also urge Griffiths to do the right thing and hand himself in at the nearest police station.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting log LC-20200612-0643 or email [email protected] For immediate sightings call 999.