A man has been arrested after laptops, a purse and jewellery were stolen in a break-in to a Weymouth home.

Police said the home in Alexandra Road was raided after access was gained through the ground floor window. An untidy search was carried out and two Asus laptops, a purse containing cash and cards and various items of jewellery were taken from the property.

The break-in is reported to have happened between 7pm on Thursday, August 9 2018 and 12.45am on Friday, August 10 2018.

A 39-year-old man from Weymouth has now been arrested on suspicion of burglary and has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police on 101 quoting crime number 55180128204.