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Murder investigation launched in Sherborne

21 May 2019
Detectives have launched a murder investigation following an incident in Sherborne – with one man arrested.     At 5.11pm on Tuesday 21 May 2019 Dorset Police received a report of a serious assault at an address in Ridgeway.   Of...
  • Update - witness appeal following reported serious assault in Poole

    22 May 2019
    Detectives investigating a reported serious assault in Poole have made two further arrests. Dorset Police was called at 12.20am on Sunday 19 May 2019 to reports of a stabbing outside The Cabin in Old Orchard. A local man aged in his 30s sustained stab i...
  • Image appeal following burglary in East Dorset

    22 May 2019
    Officers investigating the theft of go karts from an outbuilding in East Dorset are issuing images of the vehicles. An outbuilding off School Lane at Three Legged Cross was broken into between 12pm on Sunday 5 May and 12pm on Monday 6 May 2019. Four go ...
  • £330,000 saved from the hands of fraudsters thanks to new partnership

    21 May 2019
    A new partnership between local banks and Dorset Police has prevented over £330,000 getting into the hands of fraudsters in the first four months of this year.  The scheme, known as the ‘banking protocol’; trains bank staff to spot...
  • Public appeal in search for missing Bournemouth man

    21 May 2019
    Officers are appealing for help from the public as they search for a man who went missing from Bournemouth. Alex Kelly, also known as Alex Barton, was last seen at his accommodation in Bath Road some time around Thursday 2 May 2019. The 27-year-old has ...
  • Court update – injury collision in Wimborne

    21 May 2019
    A man is due to appear in court charged in connection with an injury collision in Wimborne. At 1.53am on Saturday 15 December 2018 a single-vehicle collision was reported to Dorset Police involving a blue Ford Focus that had left Leigh Road, was in colli...
  • Update – CCTV appeal following alleged assault in Ferndown

    21 May 2019
    A man has come forward following a CCTV appeal in relation to an alleged assault on a member of staff at a fast food restaurant in Ferndown. It was reported that at around 3.25am on Sunday 5 May 2019 a man who appeared to be intoxicated entered McDonald&...
  • Witness appeal following altercation in Bournemouth

    21 May 2019
    Detectives investigating an altercation in Bournemouth town centre that left a man with a broken leg are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 6.50pm on Tuesday 14 May 2019 a group of five young black men were walk...
  • Update – reported serious sexual assault in Weymouth

    21 May 2019
    A 16-year-old boy arrested in connection with a reported serious sexual assault in Weymouth town centre has been released on police bail. The incident was reported to have occurred outside an address in Frederick Place at around 4.30am on Saturday 18 May...
  • Public appeal to find missing 16-year-old girl from Poole

    21 May 2019
    Officers are appealing for the public’s help to find a 16-year-old girl who has gone missing from Poole.  Delilah Waters was last seen at her address in Trinidad Crescent at 11.50am on Sunday 19 May 2019. She has not been seen or heard from si...
  • CCTV appeal following use of suspected counterfeit notes

    20 May 2019
    Officers investigating a series of incidents involving the use of suspected counterfeit notes are issuing CCTV images of a suspect. There have been at least five reports of fraud relating to the use of or attempted use of counterfeit notes in the Weymout...
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