Man wanted for impersonating police officer

Habib Miah

Habib Miah

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Police are appealing for help to trace a man who failed to appear before magistrates.

Habib Miah (23), from Burnley, was due to appear at Burnley Magistrates’ Court on Thursday in relation to a charge of impersonating a police officer.

He failed to appear and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.

He is described as Asian, 5ft. 9in. tall, with brown eyes, short black hair, clean shaven and speaks with a soft voice.

He is believed to have connections in the Duke Bar and Daneshouse areas of Burnley.

Sgt Andy Horne, of Burnley Police, said: “This man could potentially pose a risk to elderly residents and I would urge anyone who sees him or knows of his whereabouts to contact police on 101 as soon as possible.”

Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.