Handbag theft: Do you know this man?

Update:

Officers investigating a reported theft of a handbag and subsequent debit card use in Weymouth say a man has come forward.

Between 2am and 2.30am on Saturday 3 November 2018 it was reported a handbag was stolen from a table at the Lazy Lizard on The Esplanade and that the victim’s debit card was subsequently used to pay for a taxi.

Following an earlier media appeal, a 46-year-old local man has contacted Dorset Police and is assisting with the investigation. No arrests have been made.

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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 55180177886. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

 

Officers investigating a theft of a handbag and subsequent debit card use in Weymouth are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak with.

Between 2am and 2.30am on Saturday 3 November 2018 a man picked up a handbag from a table at the Lazy Lizard on The Esplanade, hid it inside his jacket and left the club.

The victim’s debit card was subsequently used to pay for a taxi.

Police Community Support Investigator Alice Butler, of Weymouth police, said: “We have been carrying out a number of enquiries in relation to this theft and we have now obtained an image of a man we would like to speak to.

“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 55180177886. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.