Witness appeal following thefts from vehicles near Dorchester

Alert message sent 07/10/2020 17:26:00

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Officers investigating a series of thefts from vehicles near Dorchester are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

 Overnight between Tuesday 6 October and Wednesday 7 October 2020 four vehicles were broken into in Puddletown.

 Power tools were stolen from all four vehicles.

 Police Sergeant Andy Napper, of Dorchester Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “An investigation is underway into these thefts and officers will be carrying out house-to-house enquiries in the area.

“I am appealing to anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the village overnight to please get in touch. 

“I would ask residents to please check their home CCTV systems for any relevant footage to assist my investigation.

“I would also like to hear from anyone who has seen any power tools for sale locally in unusual circumstances.”

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 55200150631. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call freephone 0800 555 111. 
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Julie Heath (Dorset Police, Neighbourhood Alert Officer, Dorset)

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