Residents are urged to be vigilant after a handbag was stolen from a west Dorset beauty spot.

The handbag was taken from a vehicle parked at Cogden Beach on the morning of Friday, March 20.

A spokesman for Bridport Police said: "Please be vigilant and mindful that there may be thieves watching where you put bags and other valuables when parking your vehicle.

"Do not leave or hide anything of value inside a vehicle you are leaving unattended."