Gotcha? CCTV appeal following reported burglary and card fraud in Bournemouth

Detectives investigating a reported burglary in Bournemouth and alleged subsequent card fraud are issuing a CCTV image of a suspect.

Sometime between 3.30pm and 6.30pm on Tuesday 11 December 2018 it is reported a burglary occurred at a flat on Westby Road. A wallet containing bank cards and other personal items was stolen.

It was subsequently reported that a number of failed attempts were made to use one of the bank cards in local shops.

A 40-year-old man from Bournemouth was arrested on suspicion of burglary and has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Detective Constable Michelle Lawrence, of Bournemouth CID, said: “As part of my investigation I am now in a position to issue a CCTV image of a suspect for the alleged attempted fraudulent use of the bank card. I would ask anyone who knows who this man is to please contact Dorset Police.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55180198849. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via