Police seeking man in Doncaster who failed to show for arson court case

Wanted - Matthew Brown, 26, from Doncaster.
Wanted - Matthew Brown, 26, from Doncaster.

Police are seeking to trace a 26-year-old Doncaster man after he failed to appear at Derby Crown Court.

Matthew Brown is charged with two counts of arson, in relation to two fires in Derby in October 2012. He was set to appear before the city’s crown court in May last year but all attempts to trace him have failed.

He is described as around 5ft 10ins tall and of slim build. He has short brown hair, brown eyes and several tattoos on his arms, as well as a tattoo on his neck that reads “Logan.”

Brown is known to have connections in the Balby area of Doncaster and speaks with a Doncaster accent.

Anyone with information as to Brown’s whereabouts should call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 202 of 10 January 2014.