New TV leads in hunt for landlord John Cattermole

John Cattermole John Cattermole was featured in Wednesday's Crimewatch show

A TV appeal to find a pub landlord from Shrewsbury who went missing after being arrested on suspicion of faking a burglary has prompted new leads.

John Cattermole, 54, was held in April 2010, hours after reporting a break-in at the Monkmoor Hotel, which he ran.

He was also held on suspicion of theft and perverting the course of justice. He later failed to turn up for bail.

Officers said they had received "several new leads" after an appeal on Wednesday's BBC1 Crimewatch show.

Police said Mr Cattermole had initially reported £2,800 in cash had been stolen from the pub, along with £1,500 worth of spirits.

They said he claimed an empty beer keg had been used by intruders to get in through a window.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Shropshire

Weather

Shrewsbury

Min. Night 13 °C

Features

  • RihannaCloud caution

    After celebrity leaks, what can you do to safeguard your photos?


  • Cesc FabregasFair price?

    Have some football clubs overpaid for their new players?


  • Woman and hairdryerBlow back

    Would banning high-power appliances actually save energy?


  • Rack of lambFavourite feast

    Is the UK unusually fond of lamb and potatoes?


  • Members of staff at James Stevenson Flags hold a Union Jack and Saltire flag UK minus Scotland

    Does the rest of the UK care if the Scots become independent?


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.