A CYCLIST attempted to steal items from a parked car, police say.

A man cycled up a driveway of a house in the area of Linwood Road, Bournemouth on Saturday, February 3 at around 8.25pm. 

Police say he then broke into a vehicle parked there while appearing to carry out a search of the inside. 

However, it is not believed anything was taken. 

A spokesman for Bournemouth police said: “We are carrying out further enquiries and are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. 

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55240017843.  

“Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.”