POLICE have launched an appeal after a guest at a plush Hampshire hotel had items stolen from her room.

Officers say bank cards and a purse were pinched from a room at the upmarket Montagu Arms Hotel in Beaulieu.

Police say the theft happened sometime between April 13 and 14.

Now officers have released an image of a man who they would like to speak to.

They say he may have information that could assist with the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call101, quoting reference number 4180137152.

In an emergency, call 999.