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 www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55180132821. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.