Do You Recognise This Man?

Detectives in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a burglary in the Queen’s Park area of the town – with an e-fit of the offender being released.

The incident, in which a man forced entry into a house along St Alban’s Road and stole jewellery and electrical items, happened at around 3pm on Thursday 5 January 2012.

Stolen items include an iPad, a games console and a diamond ring.

Detective Constable Martin Farrington, of Bournemouth CID, said:

“Following further enquiries, I am now able to release an e-fit of the man we believe is responsible for this burglary.

“I understand that this man called at a neighbour’s house at around 2.30pm earlier that afternoon, only to make vague excuses to the occupants when they answered the door.

“I would urge anyone who recognises this man to contact me as soon as possible.”

This man is black, over 30 years of age, around six feet tall, of a slim build and with a long face. He was wearing dark clothing.

DC Farrington continued:

 “Anyone who witnessed this incident, and anyone who saw any suspicious activity along St Alban’s Road on the afternoon of Thursday 5 January, is urged to dial 101 in confidence.”

Anyone who witnessed this incident, or anyone who has any information that may assist the investigation, should contact Dorset Police on 101 quoting incident 11:48 or Crime stoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555 111.