Man wanted by police in connection with Colchester incidents

Barry Hart, who is wanted by Essex Police. Picture: SUPPLIED BY ESSEX POLICE

Barry Hart, who is wanted by Essex Police. Picture: SUPPLIED BY ESSEX POLICE - Credit: Archant

Members of the public are being advised by police not to approach a man wanted in connection with a number of incidents in Colchester.

Barry Hart, who is wanted by police. Picture: SUPPLIED BY ESSEX POLICE

Barry Hart, who is wanted by police. Picture: SUPPLIED BY ESSEX POLICE - Credit: Archant

Barry Hart, who is also known as Wayne Harris, is wanted in connection a series of incidents in the town on March 4, including a burglary, attempted burglary, and theft of a motor vehicle.

Officers also want to speak to him about an assault on the same day, during which a man was stabbed in the thigh.

The victim was treated in hospital for a minor stab wound.

Mr Hart has strong links to the Greenstead and Highwoods areas of Colchester.


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Essex Police is advising anyone who sees Mr Hart to dial 999 and not approach him.

Ds Stewart Eastbrook said: “Hart may be more easily recognised from this CCTV still. This is far more recent than the other image released as part of our appeal, which was taken a number of years ago.

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“Specifically, he may now appear thinner in build, and around the face.

“We want to speak to him about a number of incidents on March 4, and appeal for anyone who may know where he is, to contact us, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, as a matter of urgency.”

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