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  • Writer's pictureNikki Latham

CCTV appeal following burglary at Wimborne museum

Dorset Officers are issuing CCTV images of a man they would like to identify as they investigate a burglary at a museum in Wimborne.

It is reported that at around 3.45pm on Monday 4 December 2023 a man entered an office area in the Museum of East Dorset in High Street and made off with a screen projector valued at £500.

Police Community Support Investigator Steven Willis, of Dorset Police, said: “We are continuing to investigate this burglary and I am issuing CCTV images of a man we would like to identify as part of our enquiries.
“While I appreciate that you cannot see his face, I am hoping that someone may be able to identify him from his distinctive clothing.
“I would urge anyone with information regarding his identity to please contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55230195456. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.

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