Police urge sex offender with connections to Derry James Taggart: Hand yourself in

Police are continuing to appeal for the public’s help to track down a convicted sex offender with connections to Derry and other parts of the north.

Friday, 23rd July 2021, 9:34 am
Unlawfully at large: James Taggart.

Police in Derry & Strabane said that they “continue to appeal for information to establish the whereabouts of 27 year old James Taggart, who is currently unlawfully at large after his licence was revoked”.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “James is subject to notification requirements as he is convicted of a sexual offence.

“James is described as 5’7”, slim build (around 63.5 kg), short light brown hair with receding hairline, short brown full beard, blue eyes and speaks with a Fermanagh accent.

“It is believed that James has been seen recently in the Essex area of England. He is known to have connections in Bradford, Lancaster and Liverpool and he is known to have connections to the Fermanagh, Belfast and Londonderry/Derry areas.

“Police would appeal to anyone who has seen James Taggart, or who knows of his whereabouts to contact us on 101.

“Police would also appeal to him directly to hand himself in.

“Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous.”