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Appeal for witnesses after lobsters stolen from beach

Pubs are restaurants in the area of Portland are being asked to be vigilant after lobsters were stolen on the island.

It happened overnight between Sunday (5/5) and Monday (6/5) at Stone Pier in Castletown.

Offenders dragged a large lobster cage on to the beach and stole most of its contents.

Police Constable Sally Ludlow, of Portland Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: “The lobsters that were stolen are worth a substantial amount of money.

“I am appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident or saw any suspicious activity around the time in that area to come forward.

“In particular, I ask pub and restaurants in the area of Portland, Weymouth and Bridport to be vigilant and report to the police anyone selling lobsters and shellfish for unusually low prices.