Police are keen to trace fraud accused

Paul Ridden
Paul Ridden

POLICE in Eastbourne are trying to trace a man wanted in connection with numerous fraud offences.

Paul Ridden, 58, pictured above, lived locally and had been arrested for alleged fraud.

He was released on police bail and was due to return to the police station in April.

But he failed to show and police have now launched an appeal for information to try and track him down.

Ridden is described as white, around 6’3”, of medium build with short grey hair and dark circles under his eyes. He speaks with a southern accent.

Anyone with any information on Ridden’s whereabouts or believes they may have been a victim of fraud should contact Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999 quoting serial 0345 of 8/6 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.