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UPDATE: Wanted, Michael Lloyd Long

Friday August 18, 2017

Police confirm that Michael Long has been arrested by Thames Valley Police and will now commence the sentence he was issued in his absence when convicted at Bradford Crown Court.

The media and public are thanked for sharing the appeal and for helping to bring Long to justice.


Thursday August 10, 2017

Officers in Calderdale are appealing for anyone who knows the whereabouts of Michael Lloyd Long to get in contact.

Michael Lloyd Long, 29 was tried, found guilty and sentenced in his absence at Bradford Crown Court for his part in a robbery in Sowerby Bridge in 2015.Michael Lloyd Long

He and Lewis Marsden (24), assaulted a 52-year-old man on Tuel Lane around midnight on Thursday March 12 2015. The victim was left with facial injuries following the incident where Marsden and Long kicked and punched the victim to the floor, before stealing his wallet and mobile phone.

Long did not attend court during any part of the trial.

The pair were found guilty by a jury on Wednesday 9 August and Marsden sentenced the same day to 5 years in prison. Long was sentenced in his absence to 6 years.

Lewis Marsden

PC James of Calderdale CID said; “Long is believed to have contacts across West Yorkshire and has been convicted and sentenced in his absence for a violent offence. I would appeal to anyone who knows his whereabouts to get in contact so justice can be served.”

Anyone with any information as to the whereabouts of Michael Long is asked to contact police via 101 quoting 13150101217. Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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