GARDEN furniture was stolen from a Poole retirement care home.

Police are investigating the theft, which occurred at around 3.35pm on Tuesday, August 17 in Parkstone Road, after a man and a woman were seen loading a metal table and two matching chairs into the back of a vehicle and drive away.

Officers have now released a CCTV image of a person they want to speak to in connection with the incident.

Police community support investigator Steph Garner, of Dorset Police, said: “The furniture was bought for the victim by his daughter a week before this incident.

“As part of our enquiries, we have obtained a CCTV image of one of the suspects and I would urge anyone who recognises her to please contact Dorset Police.

“I am also keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information about garden furniture being offered for sale locally in unusual circumstances.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email to or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55210134655.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.