A SCHOOL was damaged in a burglary in the early hours of the morning.

At approximately 3am on September 7, entry was gained to Shaftesbury C of E Primary School on Wincombe Lane, Shaftesbury.

Damage was caused to the entrance door, as well as in internal door and a glazed screen.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish whether anything was stolen.

Police Constable Stephen Pratt, of North Dorset police, said: “I am carrying out a full investigation to identify who was responsible for this incident.

“I am appealing to anyone who saw or heard any suspicious activity in the area in the early hours of September 7 to please come forward.

“I would also like to speak to any motorists who were passing in the vicinity and may have captured anything of relevance on dashcam footage.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55210144364. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call Freephone 0800 555 111.