CCTV appeal after theft of bus driver’s takings in Christchurch

Officers investigating the theft of a bus driver’s takings in Christchurch are issuing a CCTV image of the suspect.

At 1.20pm on Thursday 16 August 2018 a Yellow Bus driver had stopped his bus on Stony Lane South and was sat on a nearby step having his break.

The suspect approached the bus, reached in and stole a black leather bag containing a quantity of cash, which was the float and takings.

Police Community Support Investigator Kate Hann, of Christchurch police, said: “As part of my investigation I am now in a position to issue a CCTV image of the suspect and I would ask anyone who recognises this man to please contact Dorset Police.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55180132821. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via