Appeal to locate owners of recovered items following an alleged burglary in Weymouth

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Officers are appealing for the owners of a number of recovered items to come forward following a reported burglary in Weymouth.

 Just before 7am on Monday 19 October 2020 officers received a report of a burglary at an address on Weymouth Bay Avenue.

 A 48-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman, both from Dorchester, were arrested on suspicion of burglary. The man was also arrested on suspicion of theft of a pedal cycle and going equipped for theft. They have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

 Following their arrests, a search of a property in Dorchester was carried out a number of items suspected to be stolen were recovered.

 The items include three bikes, a Mongose, a Specialized and a Challenge, as well as two bicycle frames. A large number of power tools were also seized from the brands Black+Decker, Titan, Weller, JCB, Hilka, Parkside, Bosch, Dewalt, Hitachi and Challenge. 

 Police Constable Emily Foster, of Dorchester police, said: “I am really keen to hear from anyone who believes they have had an item matching the descriptions given stolen recently.

“If you suspect one of the recovered items is yours, please get in touch with a full description of the item, including make, model, serial number and any other distinguishing marks. If the item matches one we have recovered, we will be in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200157076. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at or call Freephone 0800 555 111.
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Julie Heath (Dorset Police, Neighbourhood Alert Officer, Dorset)

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