CCTV appeal following criminal damage in Bournemouth

Alert message sent 09/11/2020 16:17:00

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Officers investigating a report of criminal damage at a school in Bournemouth are issuing a CCTV image of the suspect.

 At around 10pm on Friday 31 July 2020 a man approached Queens Park Academy on East Way and smashed the glass panels of rear doors using a sledge hammer. 

 The damage cost just under £700 to repair.

 Police Constable Michelle Yarrow, of Bournemouth police, said: “This caused substantial damage to the school and as part of my enquiries, I have recently obtained a CCTV image of the suspect.

“We have been carrying out a number of enquiries and have kept the school updated throughout and I am now releasing an image of the man in the hope someone may recognise him.

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“If you have information about his identity, please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200113185. 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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