Thieves steal hospice charity van from Weymouth industrial estate

THIEVES stole a charity’s delivery van from a Dorset industrial estate.

The theft occurred at the Granby Industrial Estate, in Weymouth, at 9.15pm on Sunday, February 11.

A Ford Transit Box Van owned by the Weldmar Hospicecare charity, which runs homecare services across Dorset, as well as a hospice in Dorchester.

“We’re really saddened and disappointed that the individuals involved in this crime felt the need to target a local charity,” a spokesperson said.

“This is at a time when many charities, and especially hospices like us, are facing increasing financial pressures to deliver much needed services.”

Anyone who sees the van, or has information about the theft, should contact police on 101, quoting crime reference number 55240025363. They can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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