Man arrested in connection with reported burglaries in Weymouth and Dorchester area

Alert message sent 13/01/2021 16:54:00

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A man has been arrested in connection with a series of reported burglaries in the Weymouth and Dorchester area.

 The first incident occurred at around 5.40am on Sunday 25 October 2020 at Broadwey Village Stores on Dorchester Road in Weymouth. The offenders allegedly gained entry by smashing a glass panel. Nothing was reported as stolen.

 At 5.12am on Tuesday 27 October 2020 Dorset Police was alerted to an alarm activation at the Co-op store in Crossways. A quantity of cigarettes was reportedly stolen. 

 The third incident occurred at 4.05am on Wednesday 28 October 2020 when offenders reportedly gained entry to Corner House Stores in Broadmayne and stole a quantity of cigarettes and alcohol. 

 Following enquiries by detectives from Weymouth CID, a 31-year-old Weymouth man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary and has been released under investigation.
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Julie Heath (Dorset Police, Neighbourhood Alert Officer, Dorset)

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