POLICE have recovered a vehicle and a horse box that are believed to be stolen. 

Dorset Police rural crime team were able to recover a 4x4 and horse box over the weekend following a call from a member of the public reporting 'suspicious circumstances'.

Officers have been able to make contact with the owner of the 4x4 but are carrying out enquiries to locate the owner of the horse box.

Dorset Echo: Image issued of the stolen horse boxImage issued of the stolen horse box (Image: Dorset Police Rural Crime Team)

In a Facebook post, Dorset Police Rural Crime Team issued an image of the horse box discovered in East Dorset and appealed for information.

They wrote: “We are now issuing an image of the horse box and would ask anyone with information, to please contact Dorset Police quoting occurrence number 55230030432.

"Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at https://crowd.in/wZ0CAJ or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.”