A CCTV image has been released by police following the theft of a wallet from a hotel in Weymouth.

Sometime between 8am and 12.30pm on Friday, March 22 a wallet was stolen from the staff area of The Riviera Hotel on Bowleaze Coveway.

A bank card was then fraudulently used on a number of occasions at stores in the town.

Dorset Police has issued a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to.

Police Constable Tom Arnold, of Weymouth police, said: “As part of my enquiries I am now in a position to issue a CCTV image of a man I would like to speak to in connection with this incident.

“I would ask anyone who recognises this man to please contact Dorset Police.”

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 55190043598. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.