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CCTV appeal following theft and bank card use in Bournemouth

Alert message sent 14/10/2020 11:44:00

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Officers investigating a theft and subsequent fraudulent use of bank cards in Bournemouth are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to.

 At around 7.05am on Tuesday 15 September 2020 the victim – a man aged in his 20s – noticed that his bank card was used at McDonald’s on Old Christchurch Road.

 He discovered that his wallet had been stolen from his car that was parked on Alumhurst Road. 

 It was further reported that other bank cards belonging to the victim were used at various other shops around the town. 

 Police Community Support Investigator Matthew Cast, of Bournemouth police, said: “Following enquiries I have obtained a CCTV image of a man using the stolen bank card in McDonald’s.

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“I would urge anyone who recognises him, or has information to assist my investigation, to please get in touch.

“I am also keen to remind residents not to leave any valuables in your vehicles. For more crime prevention advice please visit www.dorset.police.uk/help-advice-crime-prevention.” 

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 55200138672. 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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