Local man arrested for attempted break-in

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A LOCAL man was arrested on suspicion of burglary after an attempted break-in in Woodmead Road, Lyme Regis.

Police were called to the scene at 8.47am on Friday, July 27 after a neighbouring resident reported a man was trying to break into a house in Woodmead Road using a drill.

An officer attended and a 35-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of burglary. He is currently assisting police with enquiries.

A police spokesperson said: “We would like to thank the member of public who contacted us and would always urge local residents to report any suspicious activity they witness to police.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police via the website www.dorset.police.uk, email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by call 101. If it is believed a crime is in progress dial 999.

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Francesca grew up in Lyme Regis and has worked in community journalism in the area since 2011, having gained a First Class Honours degree in journalism and her NCTJ qualifications at Southampton Solent University.

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