OFFICERS in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a burglary in the Melcombe Regis area of the town.
The break-in occurred at around 12.15am on Sunday at a house just off Park Street.
The offenders forced their way through a ground floor window while the owner slept before making off with a Dell Inspiron laptop.
Police Constable William Taylor, of Weymouth police, said: “I am appealing to anyone with information about this burglary to get in contact with us.
“This theft has caused great distress to the victim, and we are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen any suspicious behaviour in the area leading up to and during the time of this offence.”
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 11:016. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.