Detectives investigating a robbery in Poole are
releasing images of two men they would like to speak with. Officers
are also appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to
The incident, in which two men stole a large quantity of
money from a customer inside the NatWest Bank at the junction of
Kingland Road and High Street North, happened between 2pm and
2.45pm on Tuesday 28 August 2012.
The victim, a 37-year-old Poole man, was
making cash deposits at the counter when he was barged aside and
the money was stolen. The victim chased after the culprits and was
assaulted – he sustained a broken finger and bruising.
Both offenders made good their escape in a
black Lexus that was parked nearby. This car was later found
abandoned in the Poole area.
Detective Constable Sara Butler, of
Bournemouth and Poole CID, said: “Following
extensive police enquiries, I am now in a position to release
CCTV images of
two men who I would like to speak with.
“One of these men is black and was smartly
dressed, wearing a light-coloured cardigan and a striped tie. The
other man is white and was wearing a blue T-shirt, jeans, trainers
and a dark blue hooded top.
“I am appealing for anyone who recognises
either of these two men to contact police as soon as possible.
“Anyone with any information about this robbery should also
call Dorset Police at the earliest opportunity.”
Witnesses and anyone with
information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting
incident number 28:292. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous
Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may