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Man convicted of manslaughter following stabbing in Bournemouth

05 August 2020
A man has been found guilty of manslaughter following the death of a 20-year-old man in Bournemouth. Jamie Frank Higgs, aged 19 and of Windsor Road in Bournemouth, was convicted on Wednesday 5 August 2020 of the manslaughter of Kai Archer following a 12...
  • CCTV appeal following criminal damage in Bournemouth

    11 August 2020
    Officers investigating criminal damage at a bookmakers in Bournemouth are issuing CCTV images of someone they would like to speak to. At around 2pm on Sunday 19 July 2020 a man was using the gambling machines in Betfred on Poole Road and became upset aft...
  • CCTV appeal following assault in Bournemouth

    11 August 2020
    Officers investigating an unprovoked assault on a teenage boy on Bournemouth’s seafront are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to. At around 9pm on Friday 24 July 2020 the victim – a 17-year-old boy – was cycling wit...
  • Road traffic collision in Ferndown – motorists ask to avoid the area

    11 August 2020
    Police dealing with a road traffic collision on the A31 in Ferndown are asking motorists to please avoid the area. At 4.44am on Tuesday 11 August 2020 Dorset Police received a report of a road traffic collision at the Ameysford roundabout in Ferndown. A...
  • Murder investigation launched in Poole

    10 August 2020
    Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man after an alleged stabbing in Poole. At 7.36pm on Sunday 9 August 2020 Dorset Police was called to a report of a stabbing at an address in Rossmore Road. Officers attended, alon...
  • Search for man who has gone missing from Poole in Dorset

    10 August 2020
    Officers are appealing for the public’s help to find a man who has gone missing from the Poole area of Dorset. Glen Bartlett, 45, left an address in Blandford Road, Upton, shortly after 1.15am on Monday 10 August 2020 in his white estate Peugeot 30...
  • Witness appeal following reported shooting incident in Blandford

    10 August 2020
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a reported shooting incident in Blandford. Dorset Police was called at 3.17pm on Sunday 9 August 2020 by the ambulance service to reports a woman had been shot with a BB gun as she was gett...
  • Witness appeal following reported assault on Portland

    10 August 2020
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault on Portland are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 1.30am on Sunday 9 August 2020 officers attended a report of an assault on Fortuneswell. It is alleged that two loca...
  • Update following reported stabbing in Poole

    10 August 2020
    Detectives investigating a reported stabbing in Poole have made a further arrest. Dorset Police was called at 6.11am on Friday 7 August 2020 to reports of a stabbing in Adastral Road outside Magna Academy. A local man aged in his 30s sustained injuries...
  • Witness appeal following indecent exposure incident in Poole

    09 August 2020
    Officers are appealing for any witnesses to come forward following an indecent exposure incident in Poole. Sometime between 2.55pm and 3.10pm on Saturday 8 August 2020 the victim – a local woman aged in her 20s – was walking along a secluded ...
  • Update - search for elderly man who has gone missing from Bournemouth

    08 August 2020
    Officers searching for missing Bournemouth man George Gibbons are pleased to say he has been found. The 91-year-old went missing at 12.30pm on Friday 7 August 2020 from an address in Derby Road. He was reported missing just after 10pm the same evening. ...
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