Several cars and a property were left in a sticky state after being smeared with tomato sauce and barbecue sauce in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Dorset Police said the incident occurred on Bridport Road in Poundbury between 4.30am and 5am and believe the criminal damage was caused by youths after they visited a restaurant.

If anyone has any further information connected to this crime they have been urged to contact PCSO 6534 Jane Goodwin via 101 or the online facility. Reference: 55170123147.