CCTV appeal following theft and fraud in North Dorset

Alert message sent 18/11/2020 12:05:00

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Officers investigating the theft and fraudulent use of a bank card in North Dorset are issuing CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to.

 The victim’s bank card was reportedly stolen from their vehicle in Christy’s Lane in Shaftesbury between 9.30pm on Sunday 1 November 2020 and 12.30am on Monday 2 November 2020.

 The card was used at around 12.30am to carry out two transactions at the Esso petrol station at Ivy Cross, with a total value of £50.89.

 Police Community Support Investigator Kate Hann, of Dorset Police, said: “We have been making enquiries into this matter and have obtained CCTV images of a man who is believed to have used the stolen bank card.

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“I would urge anyone with information as to his identity to please contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200164719. 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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