Teens arrested after alleged break-in at Dorchester school

TWO teenagers were arrested after an alleged burglary at a Dorchester school.

Dorset Police were sent to Thomas Hardye School, in Queen’s Avenue, at around 12.16am on Tuesday (June 13).

Two boys, aged 16 and 17 and from Dorchester, were arrested on suspicion of burglary. They have been de-arrested while further enquiries are carried out.

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PC Dan White, of Dorchester police, said: “An investigation is ongoing and I would ask anyone who saw or heard any suspicious activity in the area to please come forward.

“I am appealing to residents in the vicinity to please check their home CCTV or doorbell cameras to check for footage of anyone seen running away from the scene.”

Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police via or by calling 101, quoting incident number 55230090776. They can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.