A SUSPECTED burglar of an Oldbury is on the run after failing to appear at Birmingham Crown Court.

Florin Dunca, aged 25, was charged with burglary after a break-in at a house in Edgbaston in February last year and was bailed to appear at Birmingham Crown Court. He is also suspected of committing an attempted burglary in Causeway Green Road, Oldbury in March.

At the time of his arrest, Dunca gave an address in Handsworth, however his current whereabouts remain unknown.

Detective Constable Martin Peart, from Sandwell CID, said: "We are sure that someone will recognise Dunca and we are urging them to contact police so that we can bring him to justice."

DC Peart can be contacted on 101 or anyone not wishing to speak to a police officer can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.