Detectives in Bridport are appealing for witnesses and
anyone with information to come forward following a burglary in the
The incident happened at around 4pm on Tuesday 12 June 2012 at a
property on West Street.
After gaining entry to the premises, two men
assaulted the occupant before making off with jewellery and
The victim, a local woman aged 45, suffered
soreness to her face in the incident.
Detective Constable Gavin Roy, of County
said: “This is a particularly nasty and callous incident which has
understandably caused the victim a lot of distress.
“I am keen to hear from anybody who may have
seen any suspicious behaviour by two men leading up to and possibly
during the time of the incident.
“I am also interested to hear from members of
the public who may have seen these two men getting into a white
car-derived van which was parked outside Ladbrokes in West Street
around this time.
“I would urge anyone with information that can
help with this investigation to phone Dorset Police on 101.”
The victim has described the first offender as
being black, aged around 20 with short afro hair, of stocky build
and wearing a baseball cap.
The second man is described as white, aged
around 30, and around six feet tall.
Witnesses and anyone with information
should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident
number 12:409. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous
Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may