THREE awnings were burgled from a caravan business which operates on the grounds of an East Dorset garden centre.

The items were stolen overnight from at Camping and Leisure World in the grounds of John Browns Garden Centre on Ringwood Road in Three Legged Cross.

Police were called at around 12.30am on Saturday, October 31, to reports of a break-in.

Three caravan awnings – a Kampa Dometic Club AIR Pro 330, Kampa Dometic Rally Grande 390 and Kampa Dometic Rally Ace AIR 400 – were stolen.

Officers investigating the burglary are appealing for witnesses and issuing an image of one of the stolen items.

PC Matt Brennan, of East Dorset police, said: “We are carrying out enquiries in relation to this incident and I would urge anyone with information as to who was responsible to please contact Dorset Police.

“I am issuing an image of one of the awnings and would ask anyone who has seen it, or the other items described, sold locally in suspicious circumstances to please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200163939. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at or call Freephone 0800 555 111.