CCTV appeal following theft and fraudulent card use in Weymouth

Alert message sent 12/08/2020 16:02:00

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Officers are issuing CCTV images of a woman they would like to speak to following a theft and subsequent fraudulent bank card use in Weymouth.

 At around 11.20am on Wednesday 15 July 2020 a handbag containing bank cards was taken from a bench outside Poundland on New Bond Street, while the owner was sitting nearby.

 One of the bank cards was used a short time later at Matalan on Jubilee Close.

 Police Constable Jan Steele, of Dorset Police, said: “As part of my investigation I have obtained CCTV images of a woman who was captured using the stolen bank card.

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“I would urge anyone who recognises her to please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200085442. 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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