Image appeal following threats made with knife in Bournemouth

Alert message sent 14/07/2021 16:53:00

Information sent on behalf of Dorset Alert

Officers investigating an incident where security staff were threatened with a knife in Bournemouth are issuing an image of a man they would like to speak to.

At around 1pm on Monday 7 June 2021 a man and a woman attempted to steal items from B&Q on Castle Lane West. A security guard challenged them and they ran off through the underground car park area toward Evershot Road.

Security staff proceeded to follow them and challenged them again on Evershot Road. The man pulled a knife from his pocket and threatened the security staff. There were no reports of any injuries sustained.

Police Sergeant Paul Harding, of North Bournemouth Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “As part of my enquiries, I am now in a position to issue an image of a man I would like to identify.

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“I would urge anyone who recognises him to please come forward and contact Dorset Police.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55210090164. 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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