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'Terrifying' Baseball Bat Raid On Bournemouth Shop
A masked man armed with a baseball bat's robbed a Bournemouth shop.
At 4.10pm on Monday (1 December), a man carrying a wooden baseball bat went into the Londis convenience store in Palmerston Road in Boscombe and demanded money from the female cashier.
When the victim said she was unable to open the till, the offender smashed the National Lottery scratch card unit and pulled it off the counter and onto the floor.
He stole a quantity of scratch cards before running out of the shop and turning right heading toward St Clement’s Road.
The offender is described as white, aged 21 to 22 years, five feet two inches tall and of slim build. He wore black trousers, a black jacket with the hood up, a black balaclava, black gloves and black Adidas trainers with white soles and white stripes on the side.
Police Constable Paul Humber, of Bournemouth police, said:
“This was a terrifying ordeal for the cashier. I am appealing for information about this incident or anyone who saw an individual wearing similar clothing to the man in the CCTV image to contact me urgently.
“I am also keen to hear from anyone who may have been offered lottery scratch cards for sale in suspicious circumstances.
“All calls will be treated in strict confidence.”
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 1:261. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.
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