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Husband and wife hunted after Finsbury BMW shooting

PUBLISHED: 10:38 22 May 2015 | UPDATED: 10:38 22 May 2015

Constance and Patrick Adams are being hunted by police

Constance and Patrick Adams are being hunted by police

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Patrick and Constance could have travelled abroad following the attempted murder, police say

A man was shot in the chest as he sat in his BMW in Finsbury A man was shot in the chest as he sat in his BMW in Finsbury

A husband and wife are being hunted by police after a man was shot in the chest while sitting in his BMW.

Patrick, 57, and Constance, 53, Adams may have fled the country shortly after the shooting , police say, and could be in Holland or Spain.

At about 10am on December 22, 2013, the 51-year-old victim was sitting in a black BMW X5 on the corner of Wyclif Street, near the junction of St John Street, Finsbury.

He was approached by a man and a woman and was shot in the chest by the man.

The victim was taken to an east London hospital where he was treated for more than a month before being discharged.

Detectives from the Trident and Area Crime Command have released images of a husband and wife they want to trace in connection with the attack.

Police believe that Adams and his wife, Constance, fled the country soon after the shooting. It is possible that they are living in Holland or Spain.

Dete Ins Glenn Butler, from the Met’s Trident and Area Crime Command, said: “I am appealing for anyone with information about where the pair are now living to contact us as a matter of urgency.

“It is apparent, by the nature of this violent crime, that they need to be traced and interviewed by police.

“We treat any information that is passed to us with the greatest of confidence.”

Anyone with information is can call 0208 3580 711, 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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