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Appeal to trace wanted man

News   •   Aug 04, 2017 11:30 BST

[Police wish to trace Paul Shields]

Police in Croydon are appealing for assistance to trace a man sought in connection with three alleged offences including grievous bodily harm and common assault.

Paul Shields, 47 (24.06.70) is a black man, about 5ft 9ins tall, of heavy build, with short receding black hair.

He uses an alias of ‘Errol Reid’.

Shields has links to Croydon, South Norwood and Bromley.

If members of the public see Shields, police advise that he should not be approached but they should dial 999 immediately.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call officers at Croydon on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit

You can also Tweet information to police @MetCC.