Officers investigating a report of a theft from a gallery in Bournemouth are issuing a CCTV image of two men they would like to speak to.

At around 3.30pm on Friday 6 December 2019 two men entered Whitewall Galleries on Westover Road. One of the men is reported to have taken a bronze panther statue worth £2,450 and left without paying.

A member of the public who witnessed the theft immediately alerted staff. A search of the area was conducted but the men could not be located and the item has not been recovered.

Police Constable Holly Palmer, of Bournemouth Police, said: “Following enquiries into this incident, I have obtained a CCTV image of two men I would like to speak to.

“I would urge anyone with information about their identity to please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email [email protected] or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55190192131. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via

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