CCTV appeal after shop robbery in Bournemouth

Officers investigating a robbery at a shop in Bournemouth are issuing a CCTV image of the suspect.

The incident occurred at around 6.20pm on Monday 5 November 2018 at McColls on Old Christchurch Road.

A man entered the store, selected two cases of beer and attempted to leave the store without paying.

When stopped by a male member of staff the offender became very aggressive and punched him. Following a scuffle, the offender bit the man’s ear before making off. The victim was left with cuts and bruises.

Police Constable Cameron McGlone, of Bournemouth police, said: “Following a number of enquiries I am now able to issue a CCTV image of the suspect in the hope that someone can identify him.

“If you have any information that could assist with the investigation, please contact Dorset Police.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55180179132. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.