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Men jailed in connection with stabbings in Boscombe

11 June 2019
Two Bournemouth men are behind bars in connection with two separate stabbing attacks in the same month in Boscombe. Nicholas David Pike, also known as Nicholas Kelly, 32 and of Palmerston Road, and John Paul Williams, 28 and of Christchurch Road, were se...
  • Man admits killing his elderly step-grandfather in Poole

    24 June 2019
    A man has pleaded guilty to killing his 82-year-old step-grandfather in Poole. Matty Locks, 26 and of Ashley Road in Poole, appeared at Winchester Crown Court today, Monday 24 June 2019, and pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Charles Taylor on the gro...
  • Public appeal following dog attack in Poole

    24 June 2019
    Officers are appealing for any witnesses to come forward after a woman was bitten by a dog during an incident in Poole. At 7am on Saturday 22 June 2019 the victim – a Chinese woman aged in her 60s – was walking her Jack Russell dog along Wimb...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision in Wimborne

    24 June 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious injury collision in Wimborne. At 1.51pm today, Monday 24 June 2019, Dorset Police was called by the ambulance service to a report of a collision involving a white Chevrolet Trax and...
  • Operation to target rural crime in West Dorset

    24 June 2019
    Special constables carried out an operation over the weekend to target rural acquisitive crime in West Dorset. Between 7pm on Saturday 22 June and 4am on Sunday 23 June 2019 special constables carried out high-visibility patrols based on intelligence fr...
  • Renewed CCTV appeal following distraction theft in Ferndown

    24 June 2019
    Officers investigating a distraction theft in Ferndown are issuing further CCTV images of the suspect. At around 4pm on Friday 14 June 2019 the victim, a woman aged in her 70s, left the Tesco store in Pennys Walk having done her shopping. Having unloade...
  • Update – public appeal in search for missing Poole teenage girl

    24 June 2019
    Officers searching for missing Poole teenager Kasie Travers are pleased to confirm she has been located. Kasie, who is 16-year-old, was reported missing in the early hours of Saturday 22 June 2019. Following searches by officers, she has now been locate...
  • Woman jailed for knife attack in Weymouth

    24 June 2019
    A woman has been jailed for five-and-a-half years for a knife attack in Weymouth. Toyah Louise Holmes, aged 22 of Bridlebank Way in Weymouth, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 21 June 2019 for inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent....
  • Update – man charged in connection with fatal collision on A31 in East Dorset

    24 June 2019
    A man has been charged with causing death by careless driving in connection with a fatal road traffic collision on the A31 in East Dorset. The collision occurred at around 8.45am on Tuesday 30 April 2019 outside Henbury Stud Farm near Sturminster Marshal...
  • CCTV appeal following criminal damage incident in Weymouth

    24 June 2019
    Officers investigating a criminal damage incident in Weymouth are issuing a CCTV image of the suspect. A 5.20am on Sunday 9 June 2019 a man attempted to enter Eats & Drinks store on King Street and was informed by a member of staff that they were not...
  • Update – search for missing teenage girl from Shaftesbury

    23 June 2019
    Officers are pleased to update that a missing teenage girl from Shaftesbury has been found safe and well. Natasha Gray, who is 14 years old, was reported missing at 10.16pm last night, Saturday 22 June 2019. She has now been found in the Shaftesbury area...
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