Police appeal for cable-theft suspect

POLICE are appealing for information which could assist in tracing a man wanted in relation to cable-theft offences in Essex.

POLICE are appealing for information which could assist in tracing a man wanted in relation to cable-theft offences in Essex.

British Transport Police (BTP) today appealed for information about Simon Paul Scott, who is wanted for cable-theft related offences.

Mr Scott, who is originally from Leeds but of no fixed abode, was arrested by police at the Boreham Interchange near Chelmsford on December 21.

The 42-year-old was questioned and bailed to return to police on January 26, however he failed to appear.


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As part of the appeal for information on Mr Scott's location, Network Rail has put up a �1,000 reward for anyone who provides information that leads to an arrest

BTP Chief Inspector, Jason Bunyard, said: “Scott is known to frequent the Basildon, Laindon, Shenfield, Prittlewell and Southend areas and is wanted for further questioning in relation to cable-theft offences in the Chelmsford area.

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“Anyone with information as to his whereabouts is asked to contact police as soon as possible.”

Information in relation to these offences should be passed to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 using the BTP reference number B603022010.

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