A BURGLAR stole a chainsaw and bill hook after breaking into a caravan.

Now police ave appealed for witnesses or anyone with information to come forwards.

A Poole man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary and released under investigation following the incident in Stoke Abbott, near Beaminster at around 10pm on Monday August 3.

Detective Constable George Graham, of Western CID, said: “We are continuing to investigate this matter and the property that was reported stolen has not yet been recovered.

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“I would urge anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area to please contact us.

“I would also like to hear from anyone who comes across any items matching the description of those reportedly stolen that are being offered for sale locally in unusual circumstances.”

The chainsaw is a Stihl 261.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police on 101, quoting occurrence number 55200114733, or the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111.