A MAN detained by police after a burglar stole cash, bank cards and jewellery has been released.

The 21-year-old Bournemouth man was arrested after a door was smashed in Dorchester Road, Poole, and the items taken on Sunday December 20.

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The stolen bank cards were used to make contactless transactions in nearby shops just half-an-hour later.

A man was arrested on suspicion of burglary. He has since been released and will face no further police action.