A WOODEN shelter was broken by vandals in a local park.

Officers from Dorchester Police noticed the damage to the shelter, which is regularly used by young people in a local park.

A spokesperson for Dorchester Police said: "Vandalism and criminal damage is not acceptable in any form.

"This photo is of a wooden shelter asked for by young people in a local park which has been mindlessly damaged.

"Should you witness anyone damaging or vandalising any property then please report to Police as soon as possible."