A RIDE-ON lawnmower and power tools were stolen during a burglary in north Dorset.

On the night of March 19 a number of outbuildings were broken into in the area of Trent, near Sherborne.

A Husqvarna CTH 135 E ride-on lawnmower was one of the items stolen.

Dorset Police officers are now appealing for witnesses.

Police Constable Henry Cunningham-Johns of Dorchester and Sherborne police said: “We are carrying out a number of enquiries into this burglary and I would urge anyone with information that might assist our investigation to please come forward.

“I would like to hear from anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area or who has come across the mower described, or power tools being offered for sale locally in unusual circumstances.”

The serial number for the mower is 120602C002447.

Anyone with further information can contact Dorset Police by calling 101 quoting occurrence number 55210044444.

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