Manhunt after family heirlooms stolen from Fulwood home

Posted on - 18th December, 2018 - 4:52pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston News, Sharoe Green

Police are hunting 24-year-old Wayne Collins after a woman in her 80s lost sentimental family heirlooms and cash in a burglary at her home in Fulwood.


On Tuesday November 27, two silver goblets, £1200 cash, a handheld vacuum cleaner and a laptop were stolen from the woman’s home in Sharoe Green Lane.

Officers investigating the break in now want to speak to Collins, who has links to Deepdale, Fulwood and the city centre.

Sgt Scott Archer from Preston Police said: “We are actively searching for Collins and it’s only a matter of time before we find him.

“If you have seen him or know where he is, please call us immediately. Please do not approach him.

“My message to Wayne himself would be to do the decent thing and attend a police station so we can speak to him.”

Collins is described as white, around 5ft 9ins, of slim build with blue eyes.

Anyone with information can call 01772 209729, 209735 or 209940. If you fail to get an answer, please call 101 quoting incident reference 1494 of November 27th.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111.

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