YOUTHS have been warned to stay way from a dangerous disused church.

Police in north Dorset urged people not to enter the building in Queen Street, Gillingham, following reports from members of the public.

Officers said there have also been reports of damage to the town's football club in Hardings Lane.

A spokesman for North Dorset Police said: "Anti social behaviour patrols continue in Gillingham following reports of damage at the football club.

"Reports also received of youths gaining entry to the old church on Queen Street. This disused building is in a dangerous state and we urge anyone not to enter."