Officers investigating a burglary near Sherborne are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

At around 3.50am on Saturday 17 February 2024, offenders gained access to a garage at an address in Sandford Orcas.

The suspects were disturbed by the residents and nothing was stolen.

Police Constable William Saunders, of Dorset Police, said: “I would like to hear from anyone who may have seen or heard suspicious activity in the area on the night of the incident.

“If you live in the village and have a home CCTV system or doorbell camera, I am appealing to you to please check your footage for anything that may assist my enquiries.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55240024713. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.

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