Image appeal following theft of farming equipment near Blandford

Officers investigating the theft of farming equipment near Blandford are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

Between 11.40pm on Saturday 24 February and 5.30am on Sunday 25 February 2024, two trailers and farming equipment were stolen from a farm in the area of Chettle.

Police Constable Chandler Organ, of the Rural Crime Team, said: “I am appealing to anyone who has any information regarding the whereabouts of the stolen equipment to please get in touch.

“I would like to hear from anyone who saw the trailers being towed on the night of the incident travelling away from Chettle, possibly on the A354.

“As part of my appeal, I am issuing an image of one of the stolen trailers in the hope that someone will recognise it if the trailer is listed for sale or abandoned.

“I am pursuing a number of enquiries as part of the investigation and would ask anyone with information in relation to this theft to please contact Dorset Police.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55240028942. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.