POLICE are appealing for help following a number of burglaries and attempted burglaries across Poole.

“Several” items of jewellery and some Euros were stolen from a property in Marlborough Road, Parkstone, after a lock was forced sometime between 5.30pm on Friday, March 15 and 9.30am on Saturday, March 16.

A burglary occurred in Sandecotes Road in Parkstone at around 9.45am onwards on Sunday, March 17. Police said the offenders carried out an untidy search of the property.

An attempted break-in took place in Caledan Road, Penn Hill, at around 8pm onwards on Friday, March 15. The offenders attempted to break in via a dining room window before being disturbed by the occupants.

Would-be burglars also attempted to break into a private underground garage in North Road in Parkstone between 10am on Monday, March 4 and 8am on Saturday, March 16.

A bike was stolen after a shed was broken into in Poole Road, Branksome, at around 1pm on Friday, March 15.