NEWS: Callous thieves steal from local care home


A retirement care home in Poole has had garden furniture stolen by thieves leading to the police issuing a CCTV appeal.

At around 3.30pm on Tuesday 17 August, a grey metal table and two matching chairs was stolen by thieves. The Home had reportedly been gifted the furniture only a week before the incident. 

CCTV image of a suspect

The furniture was taken from the garden of a local retirement care home on Parkstone Road and police enquiries found that a man and a woman were seen loading the furniture onto the back of a vehicle before driving away. CCTV footage was checked and the police have issued an image of one of the suspects, they hope to hear from anyone who recognises the woman or has information regarding the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55210134655. If you would like to stay anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at or call Freephone 0800 555 111.


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