Witness appeal following theft of metal in Weymouth

19 October 2018
Officers investigating the theft of metal from a construction site in Weymouth are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

It was reported that a large amount of scrap wire and lead had been taken from a construction site at Newton’s Cove some time on the night of Tuesday 9 October 2018.

Following investigations by officers, it is believed that the offenders entered the site in a large vehicle or lorry at around 4.40am on Wednesday 10 October 2018.

Police Constable Carl Wood, of Weymouth police, said: “This break-in involved the theft of a significant amount of scrap metal and we have been carrying out a number of enquiries to identify who is responsible.

“I am appealing to anyone with information about this incident, or who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area of Newton’s Cove in the early hours of Wednesday 10 October, to contact me.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55180164079. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.
 

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