RESIDENTS in East Dorset have been warned by Dorset Police Rural Crime Team to be on the lookout for a suspicious vehicle spotted in the area.

A Blue Honda CRV with the registration number L*02 YHH has been spotted in “suspicious circumstances” around various farms in the region.

People have been asked report the vehicle if seen acting distrustfully, as it has been reported to the police three times in as many days.

A police spokesman said: “This vehicle has been seen in East Dorset in suspicious circumstances around various farms.

“The vehicle and its occupants have come to police’s notice three times in the last few days. Please note this vehicle could come to notice across the county.

“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 and 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 at, via email you wish to remain anonymous please contact Crimestoppers Rural Crime Reporting Line by calling 0800 783 0137 or visiting”