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Update – arrest made in connection with Bournemouth rape investigation

24 September 2021
Detectives investigating the reported rape of a teenage girl at Bournemouth beach have arrested a teenage boy. It was reported that at around 4pm on Sunday 18 July 2021 a 15-year-old girl was with friends in the sea near to the Oceanarium when she began ...
  • Please don’t #PanicBuy fuel

    24 September 2021
    Dorset communities are being reminded that there is no fuel shortage in the county and no need to panic buy. Concerns about a shortage of fuel has led to an increase in the number of motorists visiting filling stations across the county. This has caused ...
  • Witness appeal following serious collision near Weymouth

    24 September 2021
    Officers investigating a serious injury road traffic collision near Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward. Dorset Police received a report at 10.34am on Friday 24 September 2021 in relation to a collision on ...
  • Witness appeal following reported attempt theft and assault in Bournemouth

    24 September 2021
    Detectives investigating a reported attempted theft of a watch and subsequent assault in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward. Dorset Police received a report at 2.50pm on Thursday 23 September 2021 that ...
  • Man jailed following burglary in Bournemouth

    23 September 2021
    A man who burgled a residential address in Bournemouth has been jailed.  Rodney Gary Donald, aged 52 and of Churchill Road in Bournemouth, appeared at Winchester Crown Court on Tuesday 21 September 2021 and was jailed for five years. He pleaded guil...
  • CCTV appeal following assault in Bournemouth

    23 September 2021
    Officers investigating an assault in Bournemouth town centre are issuing CCTV images of the suspect. At around 3am on Saturday 11 September 2021 the victim, a man aged in his 30s, was walking down Old Christchurch Road when he was approached by a group o...
  • Image appeal following dog bite incident in Weymouth

    23 September 2021
    Officers investigating an incident where a woman was bitten by a dog as she was out running in Weymouth are issuing an image of a man they would like to speak to. At around 4.50pm on Wednesday 8 September 2021 a woman aged in her 30s was running near to ...
  • Update – missing Christchurch woman located

    23 September 2021
    Officers searching for missing Christchurch woman Christine Smith are pleased to confirm she has been found safe. Christine was reported missing having last been seen at around 1.20pm on Wednesday 22 September 2021. Following searches by officers, she h...
  • Update – alleged break-ins at food kiosks in West Bay

    22 September 2021
    A man has been arrested in connection with a series of reported break-ins and attempted break-ins at food kiosks in West Bay. It is alleged that two kiosks were broken into during the early hours of Sunday 29 August 2021, with cash and electronic items r...
  • Appeal for information after man bitten by dog in Weymouth

    22 September 2021
    Officers investigating an incident where a man was bitten by a dog in Weymouth are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. At around 7.30am on Tuesday 14 September 2021 a man aged in his 60s was walking on the Rodwell Trail between the Bux...
  • Man charged following reported break-in to kiosk in West Bay

    22 September 2021
    A man has been charged following a reported break-in at a food kiosk in West Bay. It is alleged that between the night of Monday 30 August and the early hours of Tuesday 31 August 2021 a food kiosk was broken into. Following enquiries, a 22-year-old man...
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