CASH and medication were stolen from a pharmacy in Shaftesbury.

Entry was gained to Jhoots Pharmacy in Salisbury Road some time between 8pm on Friday, July 5 and 8.20am on Monday, July 8.

Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following the burglary.

Police Constable Ed Lewis, of North Dorset police, said: “We are carrying out enquiries into this burglary and I would ask anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area over the weekend, or who has any further information that might assist our investigation, to please contact us.

“I would also like to take this opportunity to strongly advise members of the public not to purchase any medication being offered for sale in suspicious circumstances and to report it to police.”

Anyone with information can contact Dorset Police at or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55240102748.