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Dorset Police launches Bobby Van initiative to support vulnerable victims of burglary

23 January 2020
Dorset Police, through the Safer Dorset Foundation charity, is launching a new scheme to support victims of burglary.  The initiative will allow vulnerable victims of crime to receive a visit from a security operative who will pass on advice about s...
  • Renewed appeal following fatal collision in Charmouth

    25 January 2020
    Officers investigating a reported fail-to-stop collision in Charmouth are renewing their appeal for motorists and pedestrians to come forward. Officers were called at 7.11pm on Thursday 23 January 2020 by the ambulance service to reports of a collision i...
  • Update to serious injury collision in East Dorset

    25 January 2020
    A man who sustained life-threatening injuries in a collision near Holt in East Dorset has sadly died. At 10.38pm on Friday 24 January 2020 Dorset Police was called to an unnamed road running from Chalbury Common to Holt Forest to reports that a white Vol...
  • CCTV appeal following criminal damage in Christchurch

    24 January 2020
    Officers investigating an incident of criminal damage in Christchurch are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to. At 4.41pm on Saturday 28 December 2019 a man entered Greggs bakery on Saxon Square. He became aggressive toward staff whe...
  • Fatal collision in Charmouth – public appeal

    24 January 2020
    A man has died following a reported fail-to-stop collision in Charmouth and officers are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. Officers were called at 7.11pm on Thursday 23 January 2020 by the ambulance service to reports of a collision involving ...
  • Update following serious injury collision near Sherborne

    23 January 2020
    A woman who sustained life-threatening injuries during a collision near Sherborne has very sadly died. Dorset Police was called at 3.53pm on Tuesday 21 January 2020 to a report of a two vehicle collision involving a grey Skoda Roomster and a silver Toyot...
  • Woman sentenced following serious injury collision near Wareham

    23 January 2020
    A woman has been sentenced following a serious road traffic collision near Wareham that left a motorcyclist with life-changing injuries. Rosemary Anne Staddon-Smith, aged 74 and of Gatemore Road in Winfrith Newburgh, was sentenced at Weymouth Magistrates...
  • Update - reported assaults in Bournemouth

    23 January 2020
    A man has come forward following a CCTV appeal in connection with a number of alleged assaults in Bournemouth town centre. At 2.42am on Saturday 31 August 2019 it was reported that an assault occurred on Old Christchurch Road near to Chkn Station and a m...
  • Update – man due in court in connection with serious injury collision in Bournemouth

    23 January 2020
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a serious injury road traffic collision in Bournemouth. At around 2pm on Tuesday 3 September 2019 it was reported that a collision occurred involving a blue Ford Mondeo and a cyclist at the Boundary roun...
  • Update – man charged in connection with reported theft of bike in Bournemouth

    22 January 2020
    A man has been charged and is due to appear in court in connection with the alleged theft of a bicycle in Bournemouth. It was reported that a yellow and black mountain bike was stolen after being left locked up near to the junction of Wimborne Road and C...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision near Sherborne

    21 January 2020
    Officers are investigating the circumstances of a serious injury collision near Sherborne and are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to get in touch. Dorset Police was called at 3.53pm on Tuesday 21 January 2020 to a report of a two v...
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