A Ferndown home was burgled with high-value jewellery, cash, and important documents stolen.

Dorset Police have begun to appeal to the public after a Ferndown home on New Road was burgled between 6.30pm on May 27 and 12am on May 28.

It was reported at around 10pm on May 27, three burglars smashed a glass sliding door at a home on Westwood Avenue but left when the owners heard them. 

Police constable Kayleigh Barguss, of east Dorset police, said: “These incidents have both caused distress to the victims involved and have resulted in damage or valuable items being stolen.

“We are determined to identify the offenders involved and I would urge anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity or anyone with information that might assist our enquiries to please contact us.

“I would also like to hear from anyone who may have captured relevant home CCTV, doorbell camera or dashcam footage.”

One man was described as white, aged in his late 20s, around 5ft 11 inches tall with a large build and short dark brown hair, and was wearing a dark-coloured tracksuit. 

The two suspects were described as white, aged in their early 20s, both around five foot seven inches and of slim build. 

They were both also wearing dark-coloured tracksuits and their faces obscured by either masks or hoods over their heads. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police via its website or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55240079177.

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