CCTV appeal following restaurant bilking in Christchurch

Alert message sent 11/01/2021 14:47:00

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Officers are issuing CCTV images of the suspects as they investigate an incident where two people made off from a Christchurch restaurant without paying their bill.

 At around 9pm on Wednesday 23 December 2020 a man and woman entered Soho in Church Street and ordered food and drink to the value of £68.25. They left the premises around an hour later without paying their bill.

 Police Community Support Investigator Cheryl Belfield, of East Dorset police, said: “We have been carrying out enquiries into this incident and have obtained CCTV images of the suspects.

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“I would urge anyone with information as to their identity to please come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200193290. 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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