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Police hunt for two men wanted after not showing up for court appearances

One man is accused of a robbery armed with a hammer and the other for three burglaries

Police in Ealing are searching for these two men who failed to attend court(Image: Ealing Police)

Police are appealing to catch two wanted men who went on the run in a bid to evade justice.

Officers from Ealing Proactive Unit are searching for the defendants who failed to turn up to court hearings.

19-year-old Ilyas Issa was charged with an armed robbery, in which he used a hammer, in Acton in January this year.

He was bailed at court, but he never returned on bail after that.

Ilyas Issa was charged with an armed hammer robbery but went on the run(Image: Ealing Police)

Issa is known to have links with the Acton and Harlesden area.

The second male is Abdyl Xhafa, 45, who was charged with three burglaries in the Ealing area.

On the day of his trial in 2016, he moved out of his rented home in Acton and went on the run, the police said.

Abdyl Xhafa is wanted in connection with three burglaries in Ealing(Image: Ealing Police)

He has links to Ealing and Oxford.

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of either of these two males, should either contact the officer in the case ,PC Tom Henley, by sending an email to tom.henley@met.police.uk or through 101 or 999 in an emergency.

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