CCTV appeal following handbag theft in Bournemouth

Officers investigating the theft of a handbag at a store in Bournemouth are issuing a CCTV image of the suspect.

Shortly before 9am on Friday 9 November 2018 a man entered a staff area at the Poundland store at the Sovereign Centre in Boscombe and stole a member of staff’s handbag, which contained their wallet and mobile phone, before leaving the shop.

Police Constable Sarah Carpenter, of Dorset Police, said: “We have obtained CCTV of the suspect and have made enquiries to identify him.

“We have so far been unsuccessful and I am now appealing to members of the public for anyone with information as to his identity to contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55180181251. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via