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Thief runs up £3,250 on stolen debit card

Credit: Bournemouth Police

Police are searching for a man who went on a £3,000 spending spree with a vulnerable man's debit card.

The victim lost his wallet on the 24 bus in Bournemouth on Thursday.

Over a 24-hour period, £3,250 was spent in 21 shops from Poole to Boscombe. His card has since been cancelled.

It is essential that if you do lose your wallet or bank cards that you ensure you contact your bank and cancel them immediately. While it may be difficult to remember a pin number it is very important to change it to something more memorable and memorise it. Never write it down or keep it alongside your card.

– PC Chris Rawlings, Bournemouth police

CCTV released after hotel break in

CCTV footage has been released by police after eight rooms were broken into at a Bournemouth hotel.

During the evening of January 23, someone gained access to eight guest rooms at the Hotel Miramar on East Overcliff Drive.

A quantity of cash, gold earrings and a gold and diamond necklace were stolen.

Police Constable Dave Buchanan, of Bournemouth police, said: ““As part of my investigation, I am in a position to release CCTV images of two men I would like to speak to.

"I would ask the two men pictured or anyone who knows them to please call me.”


Man clings to back of bus for free ride home

This man was photographed clinging to the back of a bus in Bournemouth Credit: @ry4njd

A man has been photographed catching a free ride home by clinging to the back of a bus in Bournemouth.

The passenger was spotted holding on to the back of the yellow bus as it made its way through the busy city centre on Monday.

A spokesperson for the Yellow Buses company said the behaviour of the man is "astonishingly stupid, not to mention illegal."

The company is urging anyone who sees such anti-social behaviour to call and alert the police.

Murder investigation after man's death

Police have begun a murder investigation in Bournemouth after the death of a man in the town.

Officers say they were called to reports of a serious assault at an address in Cleveland Road in the early hours of New Year's Day.

A 25-year-old man from Bournemouth was pronounced dead at the scene.

A second man, aged 46 and also from Bournemouth, sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment. His condition is not thought to be life-threatening.

A 45-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder and is currently assisting police with their enquiries.


Police name pedestrian killed in Bournemouth collision

The family of Peter Worrall have paid tribute to him Credit: Dorset Police

Police have named a man who was died last night after being hit by car in Bournemouth.

Forty-nine-year-old Peter Worrall was walking along Castle Lane East, near the Royal Bournemouth Hospital at around 7:30pm on Sunday evening when the collision happened. A woman pedestrian was also seriously injured, and remains in hospital. A 25-year-old man from Bransgore has been arrested.

“Peter was a much loved husband, brother, father, stepfather and granddad and will be sorely missed by all who knew him. He was a popular person both at his place of work at Key Industrial Equipment in Verwood and the gym which he belonged to. He was liked by everyone who met him.”

– Peter Worrall's family

CCTV shows moment man with learning difficulties was lured to his death

Chilling CCTV footage has been released showing the moment a man with learning difficulties was lured to his death in Bournemouth.

Isabella Gossling and Richard Moors were caught on CCTV taking 22-year-old Phillip Nicholson to a flat in a Bournemouth where they then stabbed him.

Isabella Gossling was caught on CCTV taking 22-year-old Phillip Nicholson to a flat in a Bournemouth Credit: Dorset Police

They were then filmed strolling away holding hands.

The pair were arrested in Weymouth hours after mr Nicholson's body was found.

Richard Moors was caught on CCTV taking 22-year-old Phillip Nicholson to a flat in a Bournemouth Credit: Dorset Police
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