POLICE are investigating a theft from a resident's post box in Sturminster Newton.

The incident was first reported to police on Friday, April 27, when the victim - a woman aged in her 70s - noticed fraudulent activity on her bank account.

It is believed that someone had intercepted a bank statement from the post box at the end of her driveway and then attempted to order a new bank card.

An image of the suspect was captured on a CCTV camera, which overlooked the post box .

Police Constable Ian Schofield, of North Dorset police, said: "I am issuing an image of the suspect in the hope that someone can identify him.

"If you recognise this man, please contact Dorset Police or call Crimestoppers anonymously."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55180062879. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.