A CCTV image has been released of a man police want to identify after threats were made to stab a teenager in a Bournemouth underpass. 

Two teenage boys were walking through the underpass toward Bournemouth train station, near Asda when two men walked towards them.

It is reported one of them pushed one of the boys against the wall and asked him to give him his phone, wallet and bag.

He is reported to have made threats to stab the victim. However, it is not confirmed if a knife was seen.

The victim’s bag, phone, wallet, and ring were stolen.

The incident happened at around 9.55pm on Tuesday, February 27. 

Following enquiries, a 45-year-old man from Bournemouth was arrested on suspicion of robbery and fraud by false representation.

He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Detective Constable Cam Carter of BCP CID said: “I am continuing to investigate this incident and am now issuing an image of a man I would like to identify.

“I would ask anyone with information about his identity to please get in touch.”

Anyone with information can contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk/contact or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55240030272.