A MAN reportedly stole a saddle bag from a bicycle locked to a railing outside Poundland in Poole.

Just before 5pm on Friday, May 29, a man was seen to approach the bicycle which was outside Poundland in Falkland Square, and remove a bag from the frame beneath the saddle.

The man then made off with the bag, which contained a light battery, heading in the direction of Towngate Bridge.

Police officers investigating the incident have now released a CCTV image of the suspect.

Police constable Daniel Goodman, of Poole Police, said “We are investigating this theft and have obtained a CCTV image of the suspect.

“I would urge anyone with information as to his identity to please contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email to 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200076271.

Alternatively, to stay anonymous people can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.