The stolen items consisted of
* seven WW2 medals including stars,
* one MBE and
* a Good Conduct and Long Service medal.

Detective Constable Martin Farrington, of Bournemouth CID, said: “These medals are of particular sentimental value to the victim as they represent his grandfather’s efforts and achievements during WW2 and his military career.

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 07:259. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.

Additional Info

Police Incident Numberincident number 07:259
Police ForceDorset Police 01305 222222