Hunt to find Willesden burglar who fled court before sentencing

Absconder: Martin Brophy

Absconder: Martin Brophy - Credit: Archant

The hunt is on to find a crook from Willesden who fled court before he could be sent to jail for a burglary in Wembley.

Martin Brophy, of Colin Road, was waiting in the communal area at Harrow Crown Court when he made off on June 18.

The 36-year-old was sentenced to 21 months for the break-in committed in October last year.

Brophy is white, 5ft 9ins tall, of slim build with short dark brown hair.

He rides a three-wheeled Yamaha 125 Tricity scooter and known to frequent the Willesden, Kilburn, Cricklewood, Mill Hill and Finchley areas.

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Anyone with information about his whereabouts should call Brent Forensic Conversion Team on 020 8733 3229 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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