Court date for ‘queen of hearts’

A THIEF the police have ranked as their “queen of hearts” in their hunt for crooks has appeared in court.

Terry Barlow – one of Hartlepool Police’s most-wanted criminals – was snared as part of Cleveland Police’s Operation Tornado.

The operation sees 13 of the town’s top suspected offenders being branded with a card in the hearts suit – from the two of hearts, right up to the jack, queen and king, and the ace being the highest.

Barlow was designated the queen of hearts card and was captured on the first day of the week-long operation at a

house in Annandale Crescent, in West View, Hartlepool, on suspicion of a shop theft.

Read the full story in Wednesday’s Mail