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.

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