Service medal taken in Dorchester burglary

Service medal taken in Dorchester burglary

Published by George Sharpe at 11:25am 23rd December 2019. (Updated at 11:27am 23rd December 2019)

A service medal, insignia and belt buckle were among items stolen.

A home in Dorchester Road in Maiden Newton was broken into between Wednesday 11th December and the morning of Tuesday 17th December.

Theives took a Northern Ireland general service medal with the recipient's name and service number engraved on it. They also took a pair of dog collar insiginia with an acorn and oak leaf emblem as well as a Chesire Regiment military belt buckle.

Sergeant Tony Skeldon, of Dorchester police, said:

“I am appealing for anyone with any information about this burglary to please contact us. I am particularly keen to hear from anyone who has come across military memorabilia matching the items described.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55190197693. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via