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 www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55190197693. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.