CCTV appeal after man robbed at Dorchester Currys store

A MAN took a key fob from an employee at Currys in Dorchester before making off with a number of items.

The incident unfolded at the electrical store in Weymouth Avenue at around 2.15pm on Friday, May 3.

A Dorset Police spokesperson said a man had made threats to a staff member at Currys before taking a key fob from them.

It is reported they then took several items of stock from the shelves before leaving without paying.

PC Henry Cunningham, of Dorchester police, said: “We have been carrying out various enquiries into this robbery and I have now obtained CCTV images of a man we would like to identify as part of our investigation.

“I would ask anyone who recognises him, or who has information regarding his identity, to please contact us.”

Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police via, or by calling 101, quoting incident number 55240065749. They can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously online at or by calling 0800 555 111.

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