A CARAVAN worth thousands of pounds was stolen from a caravan park near Blandford.

A white and orange Bailey Unicorn III caravan was stolen, police said.

The incident occurred at a site in High Street, Sixpenny Handley, at around 7.40pm on Sunday, March 10. 

Police Constable Kate Schofield, of the Dorset Police Rural Crime Team, said: “I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the caravan being towed around the relevant time in the Tollard Royal area or on the A354 between Salisbury and Blandford to please contact us.

“I am reaching out to residents in those areas to please check their home CCTV cameras.

“I would also like to hear from motorists with dashcams in their vehicles who were driving in the area at the time of the incident to review their footage and see if they have captured anything that may help us identify the suspect.”

Anyone with information can contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55240038573.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.