Police hunt after bail breached

Police launched a search for a man suspected of burglaries in Horsham and other areas after he failed to answer bail.

They asked for public help in tracing 18-year old John Casey, who failed to answer his police bail on  January 4 having previously been arrested, and subsequently bailed, on suspicion of burglary.

Casey, who is white, 6′, with brown eyes and short straight brown hair, with a spotted face, frequents West Sussex, as well as London and Essex.

Detective Sergeant Peter Yarrow said; “Anyone who sees Casey or knows where he may be, is asked to contact us via quoting Operation Bale.

You can also report online to or call 101, or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (

Casey’s arrest in May last year came after a police investigation into a series of 16 daytime burglaries at houses in the Horsham, Mid-Sussex and Brighton and Hove between April 28 and May 9. The property stolen included jewellery and cash..

Four men, including John Casey, were arrested on suspicion of burglary. One of them is currently on bail until January 30, and the other two are to have no action taken against them.

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