Witness appeal following robbery in Bournemouth

24 February 2018
Detectives investigating a robbery in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward.

The incident happened just before 5pm on Friday 23 February 2018 near Tomlin’s Fish and Chips in Seabourne Road in the Southbourne area of the town.

A 74-year-old man was grabbed from behind by another man and had his wallet taken from his pocket. The victim was not physically injured.

The offender ran off along Seabourne Road and turned left onto Beresford Road. He has been described as white, approximately 25 years old and about five feet four inches tall, with a round face. He has dark hair and was wearing a grey hooded top and blue jeans.

Detective Constable Lucy Hale, of Bournemouth CID, said: “We are making a number of enquiries, including trying to establish whether there is CCTV footage that could aid our investigation.

“I am appealing for any witnesses who have not spoken with police yet and anyone that may know who is responsible for this robbery to come forward.”

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 55180029038. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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