Poole Man Arrested Over Stalking Claims

4 December 2014, 12:53

A man from Poole's been arrested and bailed on suspicion of harrassing a Bournemouth woman.

The first incident happened at 7am on Thursday 13 November 2014 when a woman noticed a man peering over the garden fence at her home, which backs onto Canford Road in the Wallisdown area.

The victim, aged 60, let her dog out and the man ran away.

At the same time the following morning, Friday 14 November 2014, the victim saw a man looking through her fence. She got dressed and challenged the man.

The third incident happened at 10pm on Tuesday 25 November 2014 when the victim reported seeing a man looking into the back of her house.

The offender has been described as white, aged in his late 50s, five feet three inches tall, of very skinny build and with a rugged look to his face. He has short light grey hair, wears big dark glasses and speaks with a Scottish accent. He was walking a black dog which had a florescent jacket on.

Police Constable Andy Kennedy, of Winton police, said:

"I am keen to hear from any other women in the Wallisdown area of Bournemouth who may have noticed unusual activity around their homes or when walking their dogs.

"All calls will be dealt with in strict confidence."

A 51-year-old man from Poole has been arrested on suspicion of harassment and has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 25:426. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.