Officers on Portland are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after criminal damage was caused to sculptures in Bowers Quarry.
The incident, in which Portland stone sculptures created by the Memo charity project were damaged, happened some time between Saturday 2 August 2014 and Tuesday 5 August 2014.
The damaged sculptures included a turtle with a broken head, a stone plinth pushed over and cracked and a rhino also pushed over and cracked. A palm tree and a bird were also found to be pushed over, although no damage was caused.
Police Constable Kate Perrett, of Weymouth police, said: â€œThe mindless damage to these charity stone sculptures is very sad and we are keen to find out who is responsible.
â€œI urge anyone who saw suspicious activity in the area around the Bowers Quarry, between Saturday 2 August 2014 and Tuesday 5 August 2014, or who may have information about how the damage was caused to contact Dorset Police.
â€œAll calls will be treated with the strictest confidence.â€
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident 9:352. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.