A red Manitou telehandler has been stolen in the night from a farm near Sherborne.

The thief cut the chain locking the main entrance of the farm before stealing the vehicle's keys from the office.

The theft took place between 10.30pm on Thursday, November 19 and 5.30am the following morning.

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Police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

Dorset Police can be contacted via the website dorset.police.uk/do-it-online/ or emailing 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk quoting Dorset Police Occurrence 55200174994.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org.