Car theft suspect evades police for eight weeks

An appeal has been made to trace a wanted man from St Annes who has evaded police for eight weeks.

Monday, 3rd October 2016, 3:39 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 2:38 pm
Charlie Simpson

Charlie Simpson, 36, was due to answer bail on Monday 15 August in relation to an alleged car theft, drink driving and driving without a valid licence and insurance but he didn’t attend.

His last known address was on Eastbank Road.

PC Chris Hill from Blackpool Police said: “Since Simpson failed to answer bail I believe he has been actively trying to avoid us and is only making matters worse for himself.

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“If you have seen him or know where he is, please get in touch with us.

“Similarly, I would urge Simpson himself to hand himself in at a local police station because it is only a matter of time before we find him.”

Simpson is described as white, around 5ft 10ins tall, of medium build with receding hair and often wears a cap. He also walks with a limp.

Anyone with information can call us on 101. Alternatively they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at