Victoria Police search for missing ‘serious violent offender' Braydon Carrington

Police have launched a public appeal to find a missing “violent offender” who allegedly removed his electronic monitoring device.

Victoria Police said Fawkner man Braydon Carrington, 27, was subject to an interim supervision order as a serious violent offender.

Acting Superintendent Juliann Goldrick said Carrington had been released from jail in May and was required to wear an electronic monitoring device fitted to his body, live at a specific address and maintain regular appointments with police.

“On Sunday, police became aware that Carrington had actually removed his device from his body,” Superintendent Goldrick said.

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Camera IconPolice are searching for Fawkner man Braydon Carrington, 27, who is subject to an interim supervision order. Victoria Police Credit: Supplied

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Camera IconPolice said Braydon Carrington had been seen in the Geelong and Norlane areas. Victoria Police Credit: Supplied

She said police had undertaken a significant search to try and find him but it had proved unsuccessful so far.

His last contact with police was on July 28 with his compliance manager as part of his routine management.

Superintendent Goldrick said his home address was in Fawkner, in Melbourne’s north, but police believed he had recently been seen in the Geelong and Norlane areas.

“We also believe he’s driving his girlfriend’s vehicle which is black 2004 Holden Barina with the registration of TCD 867,” she said.

Superintendent Goldrick said there was no intelligence to suggest he’s out to commit any offending, they were worried and wanted to get him back in custody.

“We are concerned of course because he’s removed his electronic monitoring and we’re not able to find his whereabouts,” she said.

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Camera IconActing Superintendent Juliann Goldrick said police were worried. Credit: Supplied

“In the past he’s been linked to some significant violent incidents which involve a violent assault against an ex-partners boyfriend during an aggravated burglary in 2014.

“He was incarcerated for a number of years and the interim supervision order was put in place once he was released in May.”

Police have released images of Carrington in the hope someone may know where he is.

He is described as caucasian, about 182cm tall, with a medium build, brown hair, hazel eyes, a fair complexion and several tattoos on his neck.

Superintendent Goldrick said Carrington was “actively avoiding police” and urged anyone who sights him not to approach but call triple-0 immediately.

Anyone who has information about his whereabouts has also been urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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