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Public appeal following banking scams targeting elderly residents in East Dorset

21 August 2019
Officers are again urging residents to remain vigilant after scammers targeted elderly residents in East Dorset. At around 11.30am on Tuesday 20 August 2019 an elderly woman received a phone call from a man purporting to be from NatWest bank in Ringwood....
  • Man due in court in connection with reported robbery in Weymouth

    21 August 2019
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a reported robbery in Weymouth. At around 12.30am on Sunday 7 April 2019 officers were called to St Nicholas Street following reports that an altercation had broken out between a local woman aged in her ...
  • Update – man arrested in connection with reported assault and criminal damage incident in Bournemouth

    21 August 2019
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported assault and criminal damage incident in Bournemouth. At approximately 8.30pm on Tuesday 4 June 2019 it was reported that a man and a woman were eating in The Christopher Creeke pub on Holdenhurst Road...
  • Update in relation to report of person impersonating police officer in Bournemouth

    20 August 2019
    A teenage boy is due to appear in court in connection with a report of someone impersonating a police officer in Bournemouth. At 5.36pm on Wednesday 6 March 2019 Dorset Police received a call from a woman in Wellington Road reporting that a suspicious ma...
  • CCTV appeal following commercial burglary in Blandford

    19 August 2019
    Officers investigating a break-in at a business park in Blandford are issuing CCTV images of the suspects. The incident occurred at around 11.30pm on Friday 16 August 2019. Entry was forced to a commercial unit at the Sunrise Business Park in Higher Shaf...
  • Update – man arrested in connection with reported assault in Weymouth

    19 August 2019
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported assault at a pub in Weymouth. It was reported that at around 8.25pm on Thursday 20 June 2019 an altercation took place at the Duke of Edinburgh pub in St Thomas Street after a man was asked to leave b...
  • Appeal for information following burglary on Portland

    19 August 2019
    Officers investigating the theft of machinery from a quarry site on Portland are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Between 5.30pm on Friday 16 August 2019 and 7am on Saturday 17 August 2019 two breakers for diggers were ...
  • Appeal for information following indecent exposure in Bournemouth

    19 August 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man indecently exposed himself in Bournemouth. At approximately 10pm on Wednesday 14 August 2019 a man indecently exposed himself to a woman who was running in Kings Park near to the cricket pa...
  • Appeal following serious injury collision between Verwood and Ringwood

    18 August 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious injury collision on the B3081 between Verwood and Ringwood. At 1.55am on Sunday 18 August 2019 Dorset Police was called by the fire service to reports of a serious collision that ha...
  • Missing Bournemouth teenager found

    17 August 2019
    We are pleased to say missing Bournemouth teenager Alex Clanfield has returned safe and well. The 17-year-old was last seen at around 9am on Tuesday 13 August 2019 at an address in West Hill Road. He was reported missing at 11.14am on Thursday 15 August....
  • Pair sentenced for drug offences in Bournemouth

    15 August 2019
    A drug dealer stopped by officers in Bournemouth town centre has been jailed. Malik Deen, aged 31 and of Cavendish Road, Bournemouth, was sentenced to 42 months in prison at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 2 August 2019 after admitting offences of poss...
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