CCTV appeal after robbery in Bournemouth

20 April 2017
Detectives investigating a robbery in Bournemouth are releasing CCTV images of two suspects.

The incident happened at around 12.45am on Tuesday 21 February 2017 in Woodland Walk in Boscombe.

The victim, a 32-year-old man from Lithuania, had been at the Sir Percy Florence Shelley pub on Christchurch Road and was followed by the two suspects as he left.

When he reached Woodland Walk he was attacked by the two men, who stole his wallet and mobile phone.

The victim suffered bruising and grazes to his head and a swollen left ear.

It is believed the two suspects were of Polish origin.

Detective Constable Neil Jones, of Bournemouth CID, said: “This was a very distressing incident for the victim, who was attacked as he was walking alone at night.

“Following enquiries, I am now able to release CCTV images of the two suspects.

“I would ask anyone who recognises these men or who has any information that could help identify them to please contact me.”

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 55170031052. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestopeers-uk.org.
 

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