Detectives in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses
and anyone with information to come forward following an armed
robbery in the Hengistbury Head area of Southbourne – with an e-fit
images of the offender being released.
The incident, in which a man entered a post office armed
with a handgun and demanded money, happened at around 9.20am on
Monday 18 June 2012.
Detective Constable Tristan Downie, of
Bournemouth CID, said: “Following
further enquiries, I am now able to release an e-fit and
CCTV images of
the man we believe is responsible for this robbery.
“It is believed that the man left the post
office in a small green or turquoise vehicle toward the general
direction of the Southbourne and Iford area.”
This man is described as a white, of slim
build and scruffy appearance. He was wearing a green coloured
jacket with the hood up and was carrying a bag.
DC Downie continued: “I am appealing for
witnesses or anyone with information regarding the identity of the
man in the e-fit and CCTV images, and anyone who
may have seen the vehicle leaving at speed from the area, to please
contact Dorset Police on 101.”
Witnesses and anyone with
information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting
incident number 18:90. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous
Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may