Barnsley man accused of robbery and blackmail is on the run

A man charged with robbery and blackmail offences is at large after he failed to appear at Sheffield Crown Court.

Friday, 26th February 2016, 11:32 am
Updated Friday, 26th February 2016, 11:35 am
Shaun Chamberlain.

Shaun Chamberlain, aged 30, failed to appear before a judge on October 7 last year and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

South Yorkshire Police said that despite a number of attempts to locate him he remains at large and officers are now appealing for the public’s help in locating him.

He is from Bolton-upon-Dearne and is also known to frequent the Mexborough area.

A police spokesperson said: “Members of the public are advised not to approach Shaun Chamberlain but to contact police.

“Anyone with information is asked to call police via: 101 and quoting incident number 617 of the 10 September last year.

“Information can also be emailed to or passed, anonymously and in confidence, on: 0800 555 111.”