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Update - CCTV appeal following attempted robbery in Christchurch

10 November 2017
A teenage boy is assisting detectives with their investigation into a reported attempted robbery in Christchurch.

At around 7.55pm on Tuesday 31 October 2017 it was reported that a man walked into the Honeymoon Chinese takeaway in Lymington Road, Highcliffe, and demanded money from a member of staff. No weapons were seen and no threats were made. No money was handed over and the suspect left the scene on a bicycle which had been left outside the shop.

As part of the investigation officers issued two CCTV images. 

Detective Constable Neil Jones, of Bournemouth CID, said: “Following our media appeals, I can confirm that officers have identified and spoken to a 15-year-old boy who is assisting us with our investigations. No arrests have been made.”

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 55170170321. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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