Police Are Investigating After A Woman From Sale Was Blackmailed

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Police are asking the public if they recognises the man in the picture below after a woman from Sale was blackmailed.

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The women who is in her 50’s struck up a friendship online, she met up with the man pictured above, she then sent him intimate images and videos after he requested them from her.

Around October 1sr last year, 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.

Officers have been carrying out extensive esquires and are now asking anyone who recognises the man pictured above to please contact police.

Detective Sergeant Lee Attenborough from GMP’s Trafford Borough said: “The victim put her trust in the offender and truly believed they were friends.

“She is understandably devastated by all of this and was very brave reporting this to police.”

Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting incident number 2425 of 24 October 2016 or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

 

 

 

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