Man Robbed In Portland Cemetery

Detectives in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with any information to come forward after a robbery in Portland.

The incident, in which two men approached a 44-year-old man and then struck him before stealing items from his pockets, happened in Portland Cemetery on Weston Road at 5.55pm on Tuesday 29 November 2011.

The victim, from Portland, was not injured. Cigarettes and a small quantity of cash were stolen.

Detective Constable Pete Lawrence, of Weymouth CID, said:

 “This was an entirely unprovoked attack and it is vital that anyone with any information about the two men responsible contacts me at the earliest possible opportunity.

“Anyone who witnessed this offence should call Dorset Police urgently.”

-One of the offenders is white, aged in his early thirties, around five feet ten inches tall, with a beard. He was wearing a black beanie hat, dark clothing and dirty white trainers.

-The second man is also white, aged in his late twenties and around five feet seven inches tall. He was wearing a black beanie hat, a grey hooded top and dark bottoms. This robber was walking a dog.

- A dog with them was black and medium-sized, with a white blaze on its chest.

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 29:399. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Club Classics with Roberto

9pm - 12am

Email the show

Text 'HEART' to 82122

Club Classics with Roberto

On TV: Have To Love Them! 60 Guilty...

8pm - 12am

Watch heart TV

  • Tina Turner The Best



  • Shaggy It Wasn't Me



  • Lionel Richie Dancing On The Ceiling



  • N*sync Bye Bye Bye


Heart VIP


Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Advertise Advertise in Dorset

Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.

Follow Heart on Twitter