People are being warned to be on the lookout for a vehicle seen in suspicious circumstances.

The vehicle in question is a white Mitsubishi L200 with the registration number Y*11*KY.

A spokesman for Dorset Rural Crime Team said: "This vehicle has been seen in suspicious circumstances on farms in the Piddle Valley with the occupant asking to buy or borrow tools and other odd requests.

"If this vehicle or other vehicles are seen acting suspiciously, please gather as much information as possible such as the registration number and descriptions of the driver and any passengers and if it’s safe to do so please do take a photograph, don’t put yourself in danger to do this.

"Please contact Dorset Police immediately by calling 999 if the vehicle or occupants are seen committing crime. For non-emergency call 101 or at, via email

If you wish to remain anonymous please contact Crimestoppers Rural Crime Reporting Line by calling 0800 783 0137 or visiting

If you are a Farm or Horse watch member and would like a farm or horse watch sign please contact the Rural Crime Team by email to and they would be happy to dispatch some signs to you.

 If you would like to become a member of Farm, Horse or Rural watch, this will enable you to have up to date messages of crimes, incidents or suspicious vehicles in your area as well as practical advice. To sign up please visit