Officers in Bournemouth have just released CCTV images and are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after £20,000 worth of damage was caused to a traffic controller in the town on 1 January.
The incident happened at approximately 5.25am at the dual pedestrian crossing on Holdenhurst Road, next to the Texaco garage and Bournemouth train station.
The pedestrian crossing control box was forced open and the electrics were exposed where further damage was caused.
Sergeant Gary Coulsby, of Bournemouth police, said: “Following extensive enquiries, I am now able to release three CCTV images of five people who I am keen to speak with as I believe they could help us with our investigation.
“I would also like to speak with anyone who may have witnessed this incident take place or may have details about those responsible.”
No arrests have been made.
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting crime number C:14:C:3186. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.