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Further update in relation to Bournemouth murder investigation

02 July 2020
Detectives investigating the death of a man in Bournemouth have issued a further update and are renewing their appeal for anyone with information to come forward. The Major Crime Investigation Team (MCIT) is investigating the death of a man who was found...
  • Update – missing Bournemouth man located

    03 July 2020
    Officers searching for missing Bournemouth man Derek Rainchild are pleased to confirm he has been located. Derek, aged 54, was reported missing having last been seen at his home address at around 5.30pm on Friday 3 July 2020. Following searches by offic...
  • Dorset Police take part in national operation to target suspected organised crime gangs

    02 July 2020
    As part of the UK’s biggest ever law enforcement operation a series of warrants took place in Dorset to target suspected organised crime gangs involved in the supply of controlled drugs. Dorset Police worked alongside the South West Regional Organi...
  • Update – missing Bournemouth teenager located

    02 July 2020
    Officers searching for missing Bournemouth teenager Tarlia Perks are very pleased to confirm she has been located. The 14-year-old was reported missing having last been seen on the evening of Saturday 27 June 2020. Following searches by officer and enqu...
  • Come back safely to respect, protect and enjoy our communities

    02 July 2020
    Dorset Police is preparing for a surge of visitors this weekend as lockdown restrictions ease and the hospitality industry reopens. But the message to those living in and coming to our region is clear – come back safely, respect, protect and enjoy ...
  • Man charged in relation to report of rape in Bournemouth

    01 July 2020
    A man has been charged in connection with a report of rape in Bournemouth town centre. Dorset Police received a report at 4.37am on Sunday 1 December 2019 that a woman – aged in her 30s – had been raped. The incident was reported to have occu...
  • Witness appeal following burglary near Wimborne

    01 July 2020
    Officers investigating a burglary near Wimborne are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 6.30pm on Thursday 25 June 2020 it is reported that a man was seen climbing out of a window of a property on Cockerell Close...
  • Appeal for witnesses following reported robbery in Bournemouth

    01 July 2020
    Detectives investigating an alleged knifepoint robbery in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 8.30pm on Friday 26 June 2020 the victim – a man aged in his 20s – was standing on St Pete...
  • Image appeal following burglary in Poole

    01 July 2020
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward after a bike was stolen during a burglary of a garage in Poole. The garage at a home in Beresford Road was broken into between the evening of Tuesday 16 June 2020 and the early hours of t...
  • Update - appeal following reported suspicious fire in Dorchester

    30 June 2020
    Officers investigating a fire that is alleged to have been started deliberately in Dorchester have arrested a man. Dorset Police was called at 4.07am on Monday 29 June 2020 to a report of a fire at a block of flats on Bitter End. The surrounding roads w...
  • Witness appeal following reported affray in Weymouth

    29 June 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward following an alleged affray in Weymouth. It is reported that between 4pm and 4.25pm on Friday 26 June 2020 a fight occurred involving two men near to The Wyke Smugglers p...
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