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Police appeal after burglars ransack Weymouth flat
9:50am Friday 16th August 2013 in News
POLICE are appealing for information after burglars ransacked a flat in Weymouth.
Raiders stole a large wardrobe, wall units, fridge, a cooker and other personal items as well as ‘completely ransacking’ the flat in St Nicholas Street.
The victim, a 41-year-old man, came home to find his front door had been forced and his belongings damaged and strewn across the floor.
Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward.
PC Andy Dickinson, of Weymouth police, said: “This has been an extremely upsetting ordeal for the victim, who has suffered the loss of numerous personal belongings.
“Not only were possessions stolen, but the flat was completely ransacked and left in a state of disrepair.
“I am appealing to anyone who may have information about this burglary, or saw any suspicious behaviour prior to and after the incident took place to come forward.
“I am confident someone may have seen these large items being removed from the property and possibly loaded onto a vehicle.”
The incident is believed to have taken place at around 4.30pm on Tuesday, August 13.
No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information can call Dorset Police on 101, quoting incident number 13:314, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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