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Dorset Police want to trace phone shop raiders
Police would like to hear from anyone with information about a raid on a mobile phone shop in Dorchester.
Four men went into Vodafone Ltd on Cornhill just before closing on Tuesday [19 February] and stole display mobile phones and two iPads, worth around £5,000.
– Police Constable Garry Mason, Dorset Police
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The offenders entered the store during a busy period and ripped the items straight off the walls before making off.
I am very keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed this theft take place, or may have information about those involved.
I would also like to trace the stolen property and speak to anyone who has been offered mobiles or iPads in strange circumstances.
Rare totem pole sold at auction
A rare Native American totem pole has been sold for £19,000 at an auction in Dorchester. The pole, thought to date from the late 19th century, was recently found at the back of a farmhouse in Dorset.
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Union representatives give speeches at march
On Thursday [14th] Dorset County Councillors will be voting on whether to cut a further £11 million pounds from their budget during 2013/14.
The Trades Council has organised a public a march from Poundbury to the new council offices at West Dorset District Council, protesting against the cuts.
Man allegedly attacked in bar
Man arrested after alleged assault
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a man was allegedly assaulted inside a bar Dorchester.
The incident happened at approximately 1.30am on Sunday 28 October 2012 at the Apple Tree bar on Trinity Street.
A 40-year-old man from Dorchester was allegedly assaulted in an unprovoked attack at the bar area inside the venue.
The victim suffered a broken nose and a broken jaw as a resulted of this incident.
A 36-year-old Dorchester man has been arrested and is assisting officers with their investigation.