Appeal to catch alleged charity fraudster

Police are appealing for information to trace a man, who allegdely posed as a war hero and acted as a fund-raiser for Help for Heroes.

POLICE are appealing for help to trace an alleged Help for Heroes fraudster.

Matthew Richard Brown, 35, is wanted in connection with alleged fraud offences and failed to answer police bail twice this month.

The alleged crimes, which occurred in November 2010, refer to offences where the suspect masqueraded as a war hero and claimed to have walked a coastal path to fund-raise for Help for Heroes.

Anyone who knows of his whereabouts or has any information can call Devon and Cornwall Police on 08452 777444 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 quoting GN/10/2483.