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Appeal following criminal damage at Dorchester church

24 February 2020
Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a spate of criminal damage at a church in Dorchester.

At 11.58am on Wednesday 19 February 2020 Dorset Police was called to reports of criminal damage to the Pentecostal Church on Cambridge Road. 

It was reported that rocks had been thrown overnight at the rear windows of the church. 

A further report was received at 8.33am on Friday 21 February 2020 that five more windows had been smashed. 

The damage is said to have occurred sometime between Tuesday 18 and Friday 21 February. Enquiries are ongoing into both reports. No arrests have been made.

Police Sergeant Andy Napper, of Dorchester police, said: “We are investigating these incidents and I am appealing to anyone who knows who was responsible for this damage, or saw any suspicious activity in the area, to please 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 55200026207. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org. 

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