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Investigation launched following death of man in Weymouth

12 October 2021
Detectives have launched an investigation into the death of a man in Weymouth – with one man arrested. At around 12.20pm on Monday 11 October 2021 officers received a report from the ambulance service of the sudden death of a man aged in his 50s at...
  • Update – missing Poole woman located

    16 October 2021
    Officers searching for missing Poole woman Carol Stanley are pleased to confirm she has been found. Carol was reported missing having last been seen at her home address at around 2.40pm on Friday 15 October 2021. Following searches by officers, she has ...
  • Update – arrests in connection with reported attempted robbery in Weymouth

    15 October 2021
    Two men have been arrested in connection with an alleged attempted robbery in Weymouth. The incident happened at 9.59am on Friday 21 May 2021 at the junction of St. Mary Street and St. Thomas Street, opposite the King’s Statue. The victim had been...
  • Witness appeal following sexual assault in Sherborne

    15 October 2021
    Officers investigating a report of sexual assault in Sherborne are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 6pm on Sunday 10 October 2021 a 16-year-old girl was walking along an alleyway that runs off Powys Lane, to t...
  • Appeal for information following quad bike theft near Sturminster Marshall

    15 October 2021
    Rural crime officers investigating the theft of a quad bike from a farm near Sturminster Marshall are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The green Honda Fourtrax quad bike was stolen at approximately 9.25pm on Saturday 9 ...
  • Witness appeal following robbery in Poole

    15 October 2021
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward as they investigate a robbery in Poole. At around 6pm on Wednesday 13 October 2021 the victim, a man aged in his 20s, was near to the skate park in Baiter Park when he was ...
  • Force offer advice to those who call 999 by mistake

    15 October 2021
    Dorset Police is offering advice to callers who accidentally dial 999, in an effort to reduce unnecessary demand placed on operators.     The Force has seen an increase in the number of 999 calls recently, many of which are abandoned. There are lots of r...
  • Investigation update after alleged racially aggravated abuse in Bridport

    15 October 2021
    Following enquiries into an alleged racially aggravated abuse of a football player at a match in Bridport a man has attended a voluntary interview. The incident occurred during the second half of a match between the reserve teams for Bridport FC and Gill...
  • Update – wanted man from Bridport located

    15 October 2021
    Officers carrying out searches to find wanted Bridport man Reece Wilson are pleased to confirm he has been located. Officers wanted to speak to Reece Wilson, aged 22, in relation to a number of incidents in the Bridport area. Following enquiries by offi...
  • Dorset Police works with partners and volunteers to strengthen multi-agency missing person response

    15 October 2021
    Partner agencies and volunteers have been supporting Dorset Police to bring through the latest wave of specially trained officers to support the Force’s missing person investigations. DorSAR (Dorset Search and Rescue), Dorset Search Dogs and HM Coa...
  • Dorset Police celebrates new partnership with Boscombe based charity

    15 October 2021
    Dorset Police and the Boscombe based charity, It’s All About Culture, launched a new partnership today, Friday 15 October, to coincide with Black History Month. Boscombe is one of the most diverse areas of Dorset and the year-long partnership will ...
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