Thieves stole building materials from the side of a county road – then returned and stole more items which had been stored away, police said.

Bridport police said offenders struck sometime between Thursday afternoon/evening and the following day targeting items from the side of the road near Broadwindsor.

The remaining materials were moved to a shed, but the offenders returned and stole them too.

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