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Dorset Police launches Bobby Van initiative to support vulnerable victims of burglary

23 January 2020
Dorset Police, through the Safer Dorset Foundation charity, is launching a new scheme to support victims of burglary.  The initiative will allow vulnerable victims of crime to receive a visit from a security operative who will pass on advice about s...
  • Family tribute following fatal collision in Charmouth

    27 January 2020
    The family of a man who sadly died following a collision in Charmouth has issued a tribute. Dorset Police was called at 7.11pm on Thursday 23 January 2020 to reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and a car at the junction of The Street and Lower ...
  • Update – man charged in connection with reported serious assault in Bournemouth

    27 January 2020
    A man has been charged and is due to appear in court in connection with a reported serious assault in Bournemouth. At 8.50pm on Saturday 25 January 2020 Dorset Police received a report from the ambulance service that a man had been found with serious inj...
  • Man ordered to pay back thousands of pounds after admitting drug supply offences

    27 January 2020
    A man who was jailed for drug supply offences has been ordered to hand over more than £60,000 by a court. Alexander Joseph Gordon, aged 33, was sentenced to three years in prison at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 9 August 2019 after admitting tw...
  • Appeal following incident involving electric scooter in Bournemouth

    27 January 2020
    Officers in Bournemouth investigating a collision involving an electric scooter and a pedestrian are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward.  The incident occurred at Branksome Beach on Sunday 26 January 2020 shortly aft...
  • Missing North Dorset woman returned home

    27 January 2020
    Officers are pleased to update that missing North Dorset woman Sally Hull has returned home. She had last been seen leaving an address in Child Okeford near Blandford on foot at around 10.20pm on Sunday 26 January 2020 and officers, assisted by Dorset Se...
  • Appeal for information following reported serious assault in Bournemouth

    26 January 2020
    Detectives investigating an alleged serious assault in Bournemouth are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At 8.50pm on Saturday 25 January 2020 Dorset Police received a report from the ambulance service that a man had...
  • Renewed appeal following fatal collision in Charmouth

    25 January 2020
    Officers investigating a reported fail-to-stop collision in Charmouth are renewing their appeal for motorists and pedestrians to come forward. Officers were called at 7.11pm on Thursday 23 January 2020 by the ambulance service to reports of a collision i...
  • Update to serious injury collision in East Dorset

    25 January 2020
    A man who sustained life-threatening injuries in a collision near Holt in East Dorset has sadly died. At 10.38pm on Friday 24 January 2020 Dorset Police was called to an unnamed road running from Chalbury Common to Holt Forest to reports that a white Vol...
  • CCTV appeal following criminal damage in Christchurch

    24 January 2020
    Officers investigating an incident of criminal damage in Christchurch are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to. At 4.41pm on Saturday 28 December 2019 a man entered Greggs bakery on Saxon Square. He became aggressive toward staff whe...
  • Fatal collision in Charmouth – public appeal

    24 January 2020
    A man has died following a reported fail-to-stop collision in Charmouth and officers are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. Officers were called at 7.11pm on Thursday 23 January 2020 by the ambulance service to reports of a collision involving ...
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