Braintree: Appeal to track down burglary suspect

Francis Maughan, 47, is last known to have been living in Braintree
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Francis Maughan, 47, is last known to have been living in Braintree . - Credit: Archant

Police have launched a search for a man suspected of snatching a handbag from a home in Essex.

Francis Maughan, 47, and last known to have been living in Braintree, is wanted in connection with a burglary in Runwell on August 6, when a handbag was stolen from the victim’s home.

He is described as white, slim, 5ft 9in and has short dark brown hair. He has an Irish accent and has a tattoo on his left arm of a dagger and serpent, a tattoo on his left forearm of a dagger and a rose, a large cross on his left arm, ‘mum’ and ‘dad’ on his right hand, along with other tattoos. He is believed to also go by other names.

Anyone with information about Maughan’s whereabouts should contact Chelmsford CID on 101. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.


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