POLICE are appealing for information after a number of suspected stolen items were recovered following an incident in Beaminster, which lead to the arrest of two men.

At around 12.40am on Friday October 16, Dorset Police received a report of two people carrying items from a car into a van that was parked nearby in Mosterton.

Officers carried out a search of the area and located the van travelling toward Beaminster.

Two men, aged 27 and 31, were arrested on suspicion of theft from a motor vehicle and have been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Following the arrests, a search was carried out at an address in Yeovil and a number of suspected stolen items were recovered.

These include a number of tools, a white Cannondale bike, a yellow Carrera bike and a welder.

Police Constable Paul Diffey, of Bridport police, said: “I am appealing to anyone who recognises any of the items pictured to please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, by email at 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200155701.

Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call Freephone 0800 555 111.