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Criminal damage caused to Christchurch property

Officers in Christchurch are appealing for information after criminal damage was caused to a property in the town when a man through a brick at the window.

The offender is thought to have then cycled off on a silver BMX bicycle after the incident last Wednesday along Arcadia Road.

He is described as a man with dark hair aged between 20 and 25. He was wearing a dark blue coat and a pair of baggy trousers.

Police Constable Jim Perks, of Christchurch police, said: “This appears to be a random attack and has caused a great deal of distress and cost to the victims."

Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police on 101, quoting incident number 19:278, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Teenager jailed for supplying heroin and cocaine

Nathan Panter-Pironi Credit: Dorset Police

A teenager has been jailed for supplying heroin and crack cocaine.

Nathan Panter-Pironi, 19, from Bournemouth, appeared at the town's Crown Court for supplying heroin and crack cocaine on the streets of Boscombe. He was sentenced to 30 months in prison.

Nathan Panter-Pironi is the 26th person to be sentenced because of Operation Moped, with the defendants so far receiving cumulative prison sentences of 55 years and 7 months.

Another 10 defendants have entered guilty pleas.


Major disruption on the trains over Christmas

Hundreds of thousands of rail passengers in the region will face major disruption to their journeys over the Christmas holiday with record amounts of engineering work taking place.

Chris Denham from Network Rail says there is a huge amount of work to be done.

David Statham from Southeastern Trains says they are working to help people plan their journeys over Christmas.

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