Officers in Wareham are appealing for witnesses and
anyone with information to come forward following a theft from a
newsagents in the town.
The incident, in which a safe containing 100 books of first
class stamps and large quantity of cash was stolen, happened at
around 11.25am on Monday 17 December 2012 at Horseys Ltd on North
The offender entered the shop, walked through
a ‘staff only’ door and removed the safe which was secured to a
They then left via a rear entrance and through
a back garden.
Police Constable Paul Holman, of Wareham
police, said: “At the time of the theft there would have been
customers in the store and we are keen to speak to anyone who may
have witnessed this crime.
“We would also like to hear from anyone who
may have seen the offenders leaving the premises via the rear
“This crime has no doubt caused the victim
substantial financial loss.
“I would also urge anyone who maybe offered
stamps in suspicious circumstances or at an unusually low price to
contact us on the non emergency number 101.”
Witnesses and anyone with
information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting
incident number 17:298. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous
Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may