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Update – teenager charged in connection with Bournemouth murder investigation

07 July 2020
A teenager has been charged with the murder of James Cutting in Bournemouth. Detectives have been carrying out a detailed investigation into the death of 31-year-old Mr Cutting, who was found with stab wounds in Boscombe Chine Gardens on the evening of T...
  • Update – search in Bournemouth for missing man

    08 July 2020
    Officers searching for a man who went missing in Bournemouth are pleased to confirm he has been found safe and well. Miles Thomas Bedford had been reported missing at 4.27am on Wednesday 8 July 2020 after having been in phone contact with his family a sh...
  • Police and partners taking action to tackle anti-social behaviour in Lyme Regis

    07 July 2020
    Officers in Lyme Regis are working with local partners in response to repeated reports of anti-social behaviour in Langmoor Gardens. Dorset Police has received a number of reports from residents in the area over recent weeks relating to young people gath...
  • Update – teenager arrested in connection with reported robbery in Bournemouth

    08 July 2020
    A teenage boy has been arrested in connection with a reported robbery in Bournemouth. The incident occurred at around 1.20am on Saturday 23 May 2020. It was reported that the victim, a boy aged in his late teens, was walking through an alleyway between H...
  • Missing Christchurch man found

    07 July 2020
    Officers searching for missing Christchurch man Duncan Hewitt are pleased to confirm he has been found. He had been reported missing in the early hours of Tuesday 7 July 2020 after failing to return home, having left earlier the previous day. Following ...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Bournemouth

    07 July 2020
    Detectives investigating an assault in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 8.10pm on Saturday 4 July 2020 the victim – a man aged in his 20s – was walking along Meyrick Road with anoth...
  • Image appeal following theft of electric bike in Poole

    07 July 2020
    Officers are issuing images of a man they would like to speak to as they investigate the theft of an electric bike from an address in Poole. Between 9.40am and 9.50am on Tuesday 16 June 2020 a man was captured on dashcam footage approaching the property ...
  • Appeal following racially aggravated public order incident in Weymouth

    07 July 2020
    Officers investigating a racially aggravated public order incident in Weymouth are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. At around 8.25pm on Tuesday 23 June 2020 a man approached the till in the Spar shop on St Edmund Street and attempte...
  • Appeal for witnesses following reported collision in Weymouth

    06 July 2020
    Officers investigating a reported road traffic collision in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward - with one man arrested. Dorset Police received a report at around 5.10pm on Sunday 5 July 2020 that ...
  • Image appeal following theft of farming equipment in West Dorset

    06 July 2020
    Officers investigating the theft of farming equipment in West Dorset are appealing for witnesses to come forward and issuing images of some of the stolen items. Between 5pm on Saturday 27 June and 8am on Sunday 28 June 2020 a burglary occurred at a farm ...
  • Thank you to our communities and visitors

    06 July 2020
    Dorset Police is thanking its communities and visitors for contributing to a largely peaceful weekend following the lifting of further COVID-19 restrictions.  The Force had been planning extensively with partners throughout the lockdown period for t...
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