Thieves smashed the window of a taxi parked in Strouden Road, Bournemouth, before stealing a large amount of money from inside. The theft took place in the early hours of Monday morning. Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting occurrence number 55170173126.

Four milk churns were stolen from Bay Road, Gillingham, sometime between 6pm on Friday, November 3 and midday the following day. Police investigating the theft say the thieves must be “very strong” or used a vehicle because of the weight of the churns.

A house in Howe Lane, Verwood, was burgled sometime between 7am and 8pm on November 2. Anyone with information is asked to contact police by calling 101.

Members of the public were sprayed with silly string and shaving foam in Victoria Road, Ferndown, between 2.30pm and 3pm on Saturday, November 4. Anyone with information is asked to call Dorset police on 101 quoting I04:284.

Jewellery was stolen from a home in Hurn Road, Christchurch, sometime between 10.30am and 9pm on November 1. It is not yet known how the burglars broke into the property.

An Xbox, a television and a set of speakers were stolen from a summerhouse in Grove Road West in Christchurch sometime between 10.30pm on Monday, October 30 and 7.30am the following day.

A car in Kings Park Drive was damaged sometime between 3.30pm and 11.55pm on October 31. A spokesperson for Dorset Police said no arrests have been made and enquires are ongoing.

Money and jewellery were stolen from a property in Glenmoor Road in Bournemouth sometime between 6.30pm and 8pm on Thursday, November 2. It is not yet known how burglars broke into the address.

Police in Purbeck have received several reports of vehicles being damaged in the Wareham area. Residents are being urged to remain vigilant and report anything suspicious to the police online at or by calling 101.