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Theft by finding and attempted fraudulent card use in Wimborne

Alert message sent 22/06/2020 16:10:00

Information sent on behalf of Dorset Alert


Officers investigating the theft by finding and attempted fraudulent use of bank cards in Wimborne are issuing CCTV images of two women they would like to speak to.

 The victim lost his wallet between 2.35pm and 2.40pm on Friday 29 May 2020 at the Co-op store on Crown Mead. He was then contacted by his bank in relation to unusual transactions later that afternoon. 

 He subsequently discovered his cards had been used in an attempt to purchase goods online.

 Police Community Support Investigator Kate Hann, of East Dorset police, said: “We have been making a number of enquiries into these matters, including attempting to establish what details were used to make the online payments. However, these have so far proved unsuccessful.

“I am now in a position to release CCTV images of two women who may be able to provide information to assist my investigation.

View images here:

https://www.dorset.police.uk/media/64074/wimborne-1-22-june-2020.jpg

https://www.dorset.police.uk/media/64073/wimborne-2-22-june-2020.jpg

“I would ask anyone who recognises them to please contact Dorset Police.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200076410. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call freephone 0800 555 111. 
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Julie Heath (Dorset Police, Neighbourhood Alert Officer, Dorset)

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