Police search for man in connection with burglaries

Matthew Peter Shipman
Matthew Peter Shipman

Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracing a 38-year-old man in connection with burglaries in the York and Ryedale area.

Matthew Peter Shipman is originally from the Nottingham area but frequently moves around the country. He also has connections in the Derbyshire and Avon & Somerset areas.

North Yorkshire Police want to speak to him in connection with several burglaries that took place in January this year.

Anyone who recognises him, knows his whereabouts or has any other information that could help police is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 12160008697.

You can also contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.