Aggravated Burglary: Appeal for Witnesses After Woman held at Knifepoint

A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged aggravated burglary in Weymouth.

At 12.35am on Sunday 1 October 2017 Dorset Police received a report of a disturbance at a property in Pottery Lane.

It was reported that three men had entered the property and threatened a woman aged in her 30s with a knife before rummaging through drawers. The men left the property without taking anything and the victim did not sustain any serious injuries.

One of the men who entered the property is believed to be known to the woman.

A 26-year-old Weymouth man has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary and is assisting officers with their enquiries.

Detectives are still appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

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 55170153030. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.