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Update – man arrested in connection with reported thefts in Bournemouth

24 February 2020
A man has been arrested in connection with a number of reported thefts in Bournemouth.

A man aged in his 20s reported that his wallet and mobile phone were stolen while he was in the area of Old Christchurch Road in the early hours of Wednesday 4 September 2019. An attempt was also reportedly made to use his bank card at around 5.20am at the Esso garage on Bath Hill.

Later that day, at around 1pm, a woman aged in her 20s also reported that her mobile phone was stolen after she dropped it in a public waiting area of Bournemouth Town Hall. 

A man aged in his 20s reported that between 4am and 5am on Saturday 7 September he had left his jacket containing his phone and wallet somewhere in Old Christchurch Road and the cards were allegedly used to make a number of contactless transactions at the Esso garage on Bath Hill and at Grooms newsagents in Lansdowne Road.

Following enquiries by officers, a 56-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of theft and fraud by false representation. He has been released under investigation.
 
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