Hackney police appeal to trace John MacDonald over distraction burglary

John MacDonald

John MacDonald - Credit: police

Hackney police have released an image of a man they want to speak to following a distraction burglary. A 69-year-old woman was burgled by a man who claimed to be a council maintenance worker at her home in Lordship Road, Stoke Newington on January 11.

John MacDonald, 51, of no fixed address, is wanted in connection with the offence.

If MacDonald is seen, police have urged the public to phone 999.

McDonald is described as white, of five foot ten inches height and of medium build, with short light brown and grey hair. He is believed to be in north London.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call 07825 793 215, or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.


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