WITNESSES are wanted after burglars carried out "an untidy search" of a Beaminster property.

Between 1.30pm and 4pm on Thursday, June 2nd, burglars carried out "an untidy search" after gaining entry to a property in Bridport Road. Dorset Police said it doesn't believe anything was taken from the property.

Police Constable Maddie Barber, of West Dorset police, said: “I have been carrying out enquiries into this incident, including carrying out house-to-house visits and checking for CCTV in the vicinity.

“I am now appealing for anyone who saw or heard any suspicious activity in the area around the relevant timeframe to please come forward.

“I would also be keen to hear from anyone who may have captured any footage that may help my investigation, either on a dashcam or home CCTV systems.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk/contact, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55220087903. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.