POLICE are probing a spate of thefts across Poole – including the bizarre theft of a full wheelie bin.

Officers say the bin was stolen from an address in Belgrave Road, Canford Cliffs, sometime between 10pm on Thursday, August 15 and 8am the following day.

A charger for an electric scooter was stolen from a property in Baiters Gardens in Poole Town between 9.10pm on Friday, August 16 and 7.50am on Saturday, August 17.

Thieves stole a grey Carrera bike from outside the Tesco Express in Herbert Avenue, Rossmore on the night of Sunday, August 18.

On the afternoon of the same day, a bird bath was taken from the garden of a home in Sopwith Crescent, Merley.

Sometime between 5pm on Saturday, August 17 and 7.30am the following day, a gym bag was stolen from a car in Gosling Close, Canford Heath. The thief smashed the rear passenger window to get to the bag.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via dorset.police.uk or by calling 101.