Police in Blandford are appealing for
witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following the
theft of a fishing boat in the Iwerne Minster area of the
The incident happened at around 5.45pm on Monday 30 July 2012
outside Butlers House on Higher Street.
The boat, a white and blue Bonwitco 495
moulded plastic fishing vessel, was taken while mounted on a
galvanised iron trailer parked on the roadside outside the
Police Constable Richard White, of Portland
Marine Section, said: “This theft has understandably caused a lot
of distress and upset to the owners.
“I am keen to speak to anyone who may have
witnessed this incident or may have information about the offender
or the whereabouts of the boat and trailer.
“The boat has a large Suzuki branded engine on
the rear and is quite distinctive in appearance, and I would also
urge anyone who may have purchased or been offered a boat for an
unusually low price, or in suspicious circumstances, to contact
Dorset Police in confidence.”
Witnesses and anyone with information
should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident
number 30:398. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous
Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may