Update – man in court in connection with alleged attempted burglary at Bournemouth church

17 May 2019
A man has appeared in court in connection with an alleged attempted burglary at a Bournemouth church on Easter Sunday.

The incident was reported to have occurred at around 6.45pm on Sunday 21 April 2019 at the Corpus Christi Church in Boscombe. The suspect was reportedly seen trying locked doors and covering CCTV cameras with a bag.

Damage was caused to an internal door but nothing was taken from the church.

Following a CCTV appeal, a 53-year-old Bournemouth man was arrested and charged with attempted burglary. He appeared at Poole Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 15 May 2019 and is next due to appear at Bournemouth Crown Court on Thursday 13 June 2019.
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