CCTV appeal following criminal damage in Christchurch

24 January 2020
Officers investigating an incident of criminal damage in Christchurch are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to.

At 4.41pm on Saturday 28 December 2019 a man entered Greggs bakery on Saxon Square. He became aggressive toward staff when a £1 coin was dropped behind the counter that staff could not retrieve.

The man then began ripping the counter apart, causing over £2,000 in damage.

Police Constable Kelly Cole, of East Dorset police, said: “Following enquiries into this incident, I have obtained CCTV images of a man I would like to speak to.

“I would urge anyone with information about his identity to please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email, or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55190202765. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via

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