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Tweetathon shows varying demand for Dorset Police

30 November 2020
Dorset Police showcased the variety of calls to service made to the Force as part of its 12-hour Tweetathon.The event took place between 2pm on Friday 27 November and 2am on Saturday 28 November 2020 and details of all logged 999 calls, 101 calls and onli...
  • Missing man from Bournemouth located

    30 November 2020
    Officers searching for a man who went missing from Bournemouth are pleased to confirm he has been located. Brett North, 41, was last in contact with friends and family just before 5pm on Sunday 29 November 2020. Following enquiries by officers, he has n...
  • Man jailed following attempted robbery at newsagents in Bournemouth

    30 November 2020
    A man has been jailed following an attempted knifepoint robbery at a newsagents in Bournemouth. Benjamin Thabo Carruthers, 40 and of no fixed abode, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Tuesday 24 November 2020 to a total of four years and 10 mont...
  • CCTV appeal following theft and fraudulent card use in Poole

    30 November 2020
    Officers investigating the theft and subsequent fraudulent use of a bank card in Poole are issuing CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to. At around midday on Saturday 7 November 2020 the victim discovered that their purse had been stolen. They...
  • Appeal following attempted robbery in Blandford

    28 November 2020
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following an attempted robbery in Blandford. At around 7pm on Thursday 26 November 2020 the victim – a local woman aged in her 40s – was approached by an unkno...
  • Update – missing Bournemouth man located

    28 November 2020
    Officers searching for missing Bournemouth man Samual Webb are pleased to confirm he has been located. The 25-year-old was reported missing having last been seen at his home address at around 6pm on Friday 27 November 2020. Following searches by officer...
  • Man jailed for raping girl on Portland

    27 November 2020
    A man who raped an 11-year-old girl on Portland has been jailed for seven years. James Connell Loveman, aged 23 and of Portland, appeared at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 27 November 2020 to be sentenced for offences of rape and assault by penetratio...
  • Renewed appeal in relation to fatal road traffic collision in Weymouth

    27 November 2020
    Officers continuing to investigate a fatal road traffic collision in Weymouth are renewing their appeal for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward. Dorset Police was called at 9.41am on Monday 16 November 2020 to reports of a road traff...
  • Appeal for witnesses following attempted burglary in Corfe Mullen

    27 November 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following an attempted burglary in Corfe Mullen. Sometime between 7.50am and 11.30am on Wednesday 25 November 2020 a window of a property was smashed on Highfield Road. The i...
  • Appeal to locate tipper truck stolen from Langton Matravers

    27 November 2020
    Officers investigating the theft of a tipper truck from Langton Matravers are appealing for help from the public. Sometime between 4.20pm on Wednesday 11 November and 8.30am on Thursday 12 November 2020 a white Ford Transit Tipper truck with the registra...
  • CCTV appeal following reported shoplifting offence in Bournemouth

    27 November 2020
    Officers investigating a reported shoplifting offence in Bournemouth are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to. At 9.55pm on Monday 26 October 2020 a man entered Central Stores on Seamoor Road in the Westbourne area, selected six bott...
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