POLICE have warned people in rural areas to be on the lookout for a suspicious van.

A white Nissan Cabstar with the registration number VK** NBO has been seen in suspicious circumstances.

A spokesman for the Dorset Police Rural Crime Team said: "If this vehicle or other vehicles are seen acting suspiciously, please gather as much information as possible such as the registration number and descriptions of the driver and any passengers.

"If it’s safe to do so please do take a photograph, don’t put yourself in danger to do this. Please contact Dorset Police immediately by calling 999 if the vehicle or occupants are seen committing crime. For non-emergency call 101 or go to dorset.police.uk."