Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following a reported public order incident in Swanage.

Dorset Police received a report at 10.50am on Sunday 14 April 2024 of a man acting suspiciously and reportedly following a family on Swanage Beach and loitering around the seafront.

The man was described as wearing a bright orange high vis top, a blue baseball cap and blue jeans.

Officers attended and, following further enquiries, a local man aged in his 30s was arrested on suspicion of a public order offence. He has been released on police bail as further enquiries are carried out.

Police Constable Josh Hurwood, of Purbeck police, said: “We are carrying out further enquiries into this incident to establish the full circumstances and I am keen to hear from anyone who was in the vicinity on the morning of Sunday 14 April 2024 and witnessed anything suspicious to please contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55240054830. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.

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