POLICE have issued a CCTV appeal after a man stole a bike and rode off on it.

The Carrera Crossfire 2 was taken from a bike stand in the walkway between Falkland Square and Poole train station at around 1pm on Sunday March 15.

Police Community Support Investigator Adam Cleaver, of Poole police, said: “I am appealing to anyone who may have seen a bike matching the description given for sale in unusual circumstances to please come forward.

“I am also keen to hear from anyone who may recognise the man from the CCTV image, or anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity at the relevant time.”

Information to Dorset Police, quoting occurrence number 55200039935, or the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111.