POLICE have launched a CCTV appeal after a man made off from a taxi without paying the £62 fare.

The victim picked up the man in their taxi on the evening of Thursday, June 25, in Springbourne and took him to the Hamworthy area before then driving him to Tower Road, arriving at around 10.20pm.

Following this, the person made off from the vehicle without paying the fare.

Police Community Support Investigator Steph Garner, of Bournemouth police, said: "We have been making enquiries in relation to this offence and have obtained CCTV images of the suspect.

"I would urge anyone with information as to his identity to please come forward."

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 55200091935.

Alternatively, to remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call freephone 0800 555 111.