Wanted: Suspect accused of Gail’s Bakery and Bar Esteban smash and grab raids who failed to attend court

Police have a warrant for the arrest of Dean Dinan who failed to show up to court. Picture: Metropol

Police have a warrant for the arrest of Dean Dinan who failed to show up to court. Picture: Metropolitan Police - Credit: Archant

A police manhunt is underway for a 21-year-old who failed to turn up to court on seven charges of robbery in Highgate, Muswell Hill and Crouch End.

Dean Dinan is accused of carrying out a raid on Gail's Bakery in Highgate. Picture: GOOGLE

Dean Dinan is accused of carrying out a raid on Gail's Bakery in Highgate. Picture: GOOGLE - Credit: Archant

Dean Dinan, 21, of no fixed abode, was due to appear before Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on January 11 charged with a string of offences carried out during October and November last year in Highgate, Muswell Hill and Crouch End.

Among the robberies Dinan is accused of are a botched raid on Bar Esteban tapas bar, in Park Road, Crouch End, on November 7 and a smash and grab raid on Gail’s bakery, in Highgate High Street, on November 6, where an apple mac laptop worth £650 was snatched from a customer.

Scotland Yard said: “Dean Dinan is wanted for failing to appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court. He was due to appear following being charged with seven counts of robbery in Muswell Hill, Crouch End and Highgate.”

Dinan is known to have links with the Islington area.


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Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the robbery squad at Haringey on 07867152573 or 101.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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