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Image appeal following theft of electric bike in Poole

Alert message sent 08/07/2020 11:12:00

Information sent on behalf of Dorset Alert

Officers are issuing images of a man they would like to speak to as they investigate the theft of an electric bike from an address in Poole.

 Between 9.40am and 9.50am on Tuesday 16 June 2020 a man was captured on dashcam footage approaching the property in Compton Avenue. He was riding a bike with a basket on the handlebars.

 The same man returned a short time later on foot and stole a grey Raleigh Motus electric bike from the address. 

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 Police Community Support Investigator Matt Cast, of Dorset Police, said: “We are making enquiries into this incident and I am issuing images of a man we would like to speak to as part of our investigation.

“I would urge anyone with information as to his identity, or who has come across a bike matching the description given being offered for sale in unusual circumstances, to please contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200086015. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at or call freephone 0800 555 111.

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Julie Heath (Dorset Police, Neighbourhood Alert Officer, Dorset)

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