LOCAL NEWS: Can anyone identify this Phantom Menace?


Police are investigating a man who kicked and damaged a life-size statue of a Lego Storm Trooper character that was on display outside Beales on Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth.

Dorset Police have released CCTV footage of the suspect in a bid to identify him.

At 3:22pm on Saturday 7 September 2019 the man kicked the statue of the Storm Trooper character over causing the head to shatter to the floor. 

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Police Community Support Investigator Dave Singleton, of Bournemouth Police said: “As part of my enquiries I have obtained CCTV images of the suspect.

“While I appreciate the quality is not great, they are the best we have and I would ask anyone who recognises him to please contact Dorset Police.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Dorset Police on their website, by email: 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101 quoting occurence number 55190141157.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their website



  1. I live in Branksome Park and BH LIving has recently been delivered to our block of flats. I am writing to let you know what an interesting edition the most recent one was, especially the Q and A section on the local hospitals. Also the article about the Air Festival, not to mention the article on dementia……………
    Please keep up the good work.

    • Thank you for your kind comments Diana. We’re hoping to increase the frequency of the magazine next year so hopefully you’ll be receiving them more regularly. Watch this space!

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