Facebook taunts after police appeal for wanted man

Harry Brackpool - wanted in connection with a number of offences. Photo: Surrey Police
Harry Brackpool - wanted in connection with a number of offences. Photo: Surrey Police

Officers are appealing for help to locate a Crawley man wanted in connection with a number of offences, including threats to kill, says Surrey Police.

A statement said officers want to speak to 24-year-old Harry Brackpool in connection with several alleged violent offences in Merstham, Three Bridges and Crawley between July 30 and July 31.

Posts on Brackpool’s Facebook page over the weekend seemed to taunt police.

A picture was posted of him with his arm around a miniature model of a policeman.

A posting on the website stated: “Now the game begins threats to kill pah a haha you fools catch me of you can wollys got nothing on me.”

Brackpool is described as white, slim build, and 5ft 9in tall. He has green eyes and light brown hair.

He is believed to be living in Crawley.

Surrey Police officers are liaising with Sussex Police as part of ongoing inquiries to track him down.

A spokesman said: “If you think you have the information we need to find Harry, we urge you to contact us on 101.”

quoting crime reference number 45160066150, or you can use the online reporting system found at https://report.police.uk/ and enter the reference number in the ‘Additional information’ section.

“Information can alternatively be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”