Police want to trace this man after blackmail plot

Police want to identify this man Credit: GMP

Police in Greater Manchester want to identify the man pictured after a woman Sale from was blackmailed.

The victim, who is in her 50s, struck up a friendship with a man online. After meeting up, she sent him intimate images and videos after he asked her to.

Then, around October 1, the man then asked if she could look after a parcel for him while he went away.

The woman agreed but a second man got in touch to say she must pay thousands of pounds for the package.

When she questioned the original man and explained she could not afford it, he said he would release the videos if she did not pay.

GMP say they have been carrying out extensive enquiries and are now asking anyone who recognises the man pictured to please contact police. Detective Sergeant Lee Attenborough, from GMP’s Trafford borough, said:

  • Anyone with any information can call police on 101 quoting incident number 2425 of 24 October 2016.

  • Information can also be passed on anonymously on 0800 555 111.