Police are appealing for witnesses after a black Renault Megane was broken in to sometime between 6.30pm Wednesday, April 2 and 7.45am Thursday, April 3 in Melplash.

The vehicle was parked outside a cottage alongside the A3066 and the offender gained access by smashing the offside front window.

Anyone with information should call Dorset Police on 101 quoting incident reference number 013291