Photo appeal following theft of rare oven in Shaftesbury

18 February 2019
Officers are appealing for information following the theft of a rare oven in Shaftesbury.

The incident happened sometime between Friday 15 and Saturday 16 February 2019 from a caravan in Compton Abbas.

It is described as a rare Caledonian nipper stove with a value of around £2,000.

Police Constable Alistair James, of Shaftesbury police, said: "The caravan is used as a holiday let and was still present after the last guests left on Friday. 

"The caravan was broken into overnight and nothing else except the stove was stolen.

"I am releasing images of the stove and would ask anyone with information about it or who has seen it for sale somewhere to please contact Dorset Police."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55190024861. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via

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