Witness appeal following attempted burglary in Weymouth


    OFFICERS are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an attempted burglary in Weymouth.

    At 8.59am on Wednesday, May 17th police received a report of an attempted break-in to a number of outbuildings at a property on Chickerell Road.

    The incident was believed to have taken place sometime overnight from the evening of Tuesday, May 16th until approximately 9am the next morning.

    Nothing was stolen.

    Police Constable Carl Wood, of Weymouth police, said: “I would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the attempted burglary or has any information that may help me with my investigation.

    “I am also appealing to anyone who saw someone acting suspiciously in the Chickerell Road area at the time of the incident to please get in touch.

    “I would ask that the public remains vigilant and reports anything suspicious to the police.”

    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 55170072162. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

    Bridport & Beaminster Reporter| Lottie is currently studying for an NCTJ Diploma in Journalism through a distance learning course and joined the paper in April 2014 on a freelance basis, becoming a staff reporter in January 2015. She is now the reporter for the View From Bridport and View From Beaminster papers.