DORSET POLICE have issued a CCTV appeal following a commercial burglary at a garage in Christchurch.

Officers driving past the Shell garage on Barrack Road were flagged down by a member of the public at 9.55pm on Monday February 1.

The pedestrian informed them that an alarm was going off at the premises and a break-in had occurred.

In the CCTV images released by Dorset Police, the cuplit is dressed in a Hugo Boss jacket and balaclava.

Reports say that access had been gained to a safe and a quantity of cash had been stolen.

Police Constable Billy Forster, of Dorset Police, said: “We are continuing to make enquiries into this burglary and we have obtained CCTV images of the suspect.

“His clothing is particularly distinctive and I would urge anyone with information regarding his identity to please contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, email or call 101, quoting occurrence number 55210019662.

Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at or call Freephone 0800 555 111.