Image appeal following assault in Bournemouth

Officers investigating an assault at a cashpoint in Bournemouth are issuing an image of the suspect.

At around 1pm on Tuesday 17 September 2019 the victim, a man aged in his 50s, was at the cashpoint outside of Asda at the Castlepoint shopping centre when he was approached by another man. The man became aggressive toward the victim and began verbally abusing him before assaulting him.

Despite the efforts of members of the public who tried to intervene, the victim was pushed against a wall. He was pushed several more times and sustained cuts to his arms.

Police Constable Mark Carlton, of Bournemouth police, said: “We are continuing to investigate this assault and have obtained an image of the suspect.

“I am appealing to anyone who recognises him or has any information as to his identity to please contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55190146547. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via

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