UPDATE: Wanted man arrested

UPDATE: Following an appeal on December 30, 2015 and again on January 11, 2016, we can confirm wanted man, David Warren Bailey, has been arrested.

He was arrested in the Fenton area of Stoke-on-Trent at around 9.30pm last night, January 12, and is currently in police cells.

Staffordshire Police would like to thank the media for their assistance with this appeal.

UPDATE: Wanted Stoke-on-Trent man arrested

Following an earlier appeal we can confirm wanted man Paul John Dale has been arrested.

The 28-year-old was arrested in Cobridge, Stoke-on-Trent, yesterday (Tues) and subsequently charged with assault by beating, criminal damage, theft, fraud by false representation, wounding without intent and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

He was remanded in custody to appear before magistrates in Newcastle today, Wednesday 9 December.

Staffordshire Police would like to thank the public and media for their assistance with this appeal.

APPEAL: Have you seen this wanted man?

Paul Dale
Paul Dale

We are appealing for the public to help us locate Paul John Dale – wanted for several offences.

Dale, aged 28, of no fixed address, is being sought by Staffordshire Police in connection with a theft, bail offences, failing to appear at court x2, domestic related assault, harassment and criminal damage to a window. All offences, apart from the theft which occurred in June, were committed in September and October.

To date officers have carried out extensive inquiries with Dale’s family, friends and associates. Unfortunately all have proved negative so far.

It is believed that Dale is frequenting the Meir, Bucknall, Burslem and Tunstall areas of Stoke-on-Trent and may be using a bicycle to get around.

Somebody must know something about Dale’s whereabouts – we are urging anyone with information to contact us.

Officers will continue to carry out extensive inquiries to trace and arrest Dale and are appealing for assistance from the public to locate this man.

Anyone who knows of his whereabouts should contact Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident 320 of October 4. Alternatively, they can contact independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online anonymous report form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org No details can be traced and they will not go to court.

CCTV Theft of Sunglasses Appeal: Burton

Officers from East Staffordshire Local Policing Team (LPT) have issued a CCTV image of two women they want to speak to in connection with the theft of sunglasses from a Burton optician.


The incident occurred on Tuesday 9 June at 4.40pm when two women entered Prince and Bates Opticians, Station Street, and stole 9 pairs of Ray-Ban sunglasses from the display, total value estimated at £1,200.

The first woman is described as being white, aged in her 20s, slim build with long dark hair. She was wearing pink trainers.

The second woman is described as being white, aged in her 20s, slim build, with dark tied up hair. She was wearing dark leggings.

Anyone who has any information, or recognises the women captured on CCTV, is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 505 of June 9.

Alternatively they can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.