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Police ready to shame pair who stole £50

The two suspects pictured in Morrisons Credit: Dorset Police

Police in Bridport have released CCTV images of two men who are suspected of stealing £50 - which was left uncollected at a cash point.

The incident took place at Morrison's supermarket at around 8.30pm on Thursday 25 February.

A local man was using the self-service checkout when he forgot to collect the notes he requested. Two other men then collected the money and walked out the store.

Following my investigation I am now in a position to release a CCTV image of two suspects. I would appeal to anyone who recognises these men to please call me on 101.

– Police Constable Alison Gale

Aerial footage shows scale of West Bay cliff collapse

There are renewed warnings about the dangers of our coastline after a cliff fall in Dorset, close to where a woman was killed in a similar collapse four years ago.

Hundreds of tonnes of rock fell onto the beach at West Bay - its the third collapse in the region this winter. No one is believed to have been hurt but the area remains closed.

Our Environment Correspondent Duncan Sleightholme used an aerial filming device to capture this amazing footage which shows the scale of the cliff collapse.


Large landslide closes West Bay

West Bay in Dorset has been closed after a large landslide.

Police and other emergency services are attending the scene near Bridport, but no one is believed to be trapped.

The beach has become closely associated with the series Broadchurch which was set near the iconic cliffs.

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Police appeal for witnesses after fatal crash near Bridport

Police are appealing for witnesses of the collision. Credit: ITV West Country

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision near Bridport, which left a 75-year-old man from Torquay dead.

At around 5am today a serious collision occurred between a white lorry and an orange Daewoo Matizt car on the A35.

The lorry was heading toward the Crown roundabout when it collided with the car, which was heading in the opposite direction.

The driver of the car died at the scene but the lorry driver was uninjured.

The A35 is closed in both directions to allow collision investigators to carry out an examination.

I am appealing to anyone who witnessed this collision, or the manner of driving of either vehicle, prior to the incident, to please call me on 101. All calls will be treated in strict confidence.

– Police Sergeant Dave Stroud, Dorset Police Traffic Unit


75-year-old man dies in A35 Bridport lorry crash

Police are still at the scene of the collision. Credit: ITV West Country

The police have confirmed that a 75-year-old man from Torquay has died following a collision between a car and a lorry on the A35 in Bridport.

The road will remain closed in both directions for at least another hour, as investigations continue.

Diversions via a local route using the B3162 are causing long queues around the town.

A35 likely to be reopened around lunchtime

Police, ambulance services and fire crews were at the scene of a serious collision on the A35 in Bridport town centre earlier today.

The A35 has been closed in both directions from Crown Roundabout to the Mitsubishi Garage.

The road is expected to remain closed until later this morning, while investigators examine the scene.

Serious accident closes A35 in Dorset

The A35 is shut in both directions in Bridport following a collision between a car and a lorry.

It happened just after 5am in Sea Road South.

The road is expected to be shut for most of the morning.

Traffic is being diverted via a local route using the B3162 through Bridport.

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