People are being warned to watch out for a suspicious vehicle.

The vehicle is a 12 plate white Mercedes Vito panel van with the registration number C*12*AF, which was seen in suspicious circumstances around the east of Dorchester.

Anyone who sees this vehicle in suspicious circumstances should contact the police on 101, at or via email

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on their Rural Crime Reporting Line on 0800 783 0137.

A police spokesman said that anyone seeing this or any other vehicle in suspicious circumstances should get as much information as they can, including the registration number, descriptions of the occupants of the vehicle and photographs if possible.

The spokesman also emphasised that members of the public should not put themselves in danger to do this.