CCTV appeal following theft and fraudulent card use in Poole

Alert message sent 30/11/2020 11:17:00

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

 At around midday on Saturday 7 November 2020 the victim discovered that their purse had been stolen. They were last known to have it at around 5pm on Thursday 5 November 2020.

 It was subsequently discovered that a bank card from within the purse was used to make contactless transactions on Friday 6 November 2020 at the Esso service stations on Ashley Road and Ringwood Road, as well as Moorland Wine on Ringwood Road. The transactions totalled around £125.

 Police Community Support Investigator Adam Cleaver, of Poole police, said: “Following enquiries, I have obtained two CCTV images of a man I would like to identify.

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“I would ask anyone who recognises him to please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200168115. 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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