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 www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55180198849. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.