Three Men Wanted Following Distraction Burglaries in Staffordshire

Monday, 18th March 2019

OFFICERS from Staffordshire Police are appealing to the public to get in touch if they have seen, or have any information on the whereabouts of three men

Police want to speak with the men following a series of distraction burglaries which  have occurred across Staffordshire and North Wales where vulnerable pensioners were targetet.

Officers are also making a series of appeals regarding the men on BBC’s Crimewatch Roadshow.

John Purcell, aged 28, Michael Purcell, aged 31, and Johnny Delaney, aged 22, are all wanted.

The men have connections to Staffordshire, Cheshire, West Midlands and North Wales.


Anyone with information is urged to contact Staffordshire Police on 101 referring to incident number 413 of 4 March 2019.

Alternatively, please call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.