CIGARETTES were stolen in an early-morning raid at a garage near Swanage.
Thieves targeted Foleys Garage, in Valley Road, Harmans Cross, at around 4.30am on Monday, December 18.
When officers attended the scene, they found a large quantity of cigarettes had been stolen from behind the counter.
PC Katy Ross, of Purbeck police, said: “I am continuing to investigate this incident and as part of my enquiries an examination of the scene was carried out.
“I am now appealing to anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the village around the relevant time to please come forward.
“Also, if you have captured anything of relevance on either dashcam or home CCTV footage, please contact Dorset Police.”
Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police via www.dorset.police.uk, or by calling 101, quoting incident number 55230197518. They can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling 0800 555 111.