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Update – murder investigation launched in Bournemouth

18 November 2019
Detectives have arrested a teenage boy on suspicion of affray in relation to the Bournemouth murder investigation. At 10.10pm on Saturday 16 November 2019 Dorset Police was called by the ambulance service to reports of a 20-year-old Bournemouth man havin...
  • Update – man due in court in relation to fatal collision near Sherborne

    19 November 2019
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a fatal road traffic collision in Sherborne. At 5.05pm on Saturday 26 January 2019 Dorset Police received a report of a collision involving a single vehicle that had left the carriageway at Tiley Knap, M...
  • Man jailed for commercial burglaries in Bournemouth

    19 November 2019
    A burglar who targeted a series of commercial premises in Bournemouth has been sentenced to 17 months in prison. Wayne David Griffin, aged 34 and of Upper Terrace Road in Bournemouth, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 15 November 2019 af...
  • Update – reported assault on elderly man in Christchurch

    19 November 2019
    A man has come forward in connection with a reported assault on an elderly man in Christchurch following a CCTV appeal. At 9.20am on Monday 7 October 2019 the victim – a local man aged in his 70s – got onto the 1A bus on Barrack Road. The dri...
  • Appeal for information following burglary at East Dorset golf club

    19 November 2019
    Officers investigating a burglary at an East Dorset golf club are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Outbuildings at the Crane Valley Golf Club near Verwood were broken into on the night of Wednesday 13 November 2019. Pad...
  • Witness appeal following sexual assault in Sherborne

    18 November 2019
    Officers investigating a sexual assault in Sherborne are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The victim, a 15-year-old girl, was walking along the footpath that runs behind Richmond Green toward Acreman Street at around 3p...
  • Witness appeal following fail-to-stop collision in West Dorset

    18 November 2019
    Officers investigating a serious injury fail-to-stop collision in West Dorset are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. At 5.45am on Monday 11 November 2019 Dorset Police received a report of a man walking in th...
  • CCTV appeal following purse theft in Weymouth

    18 November 2019
    Officers investigating a purse theft at a Weymouth supermarket are issuing CCTV images of the two people they would like to speak to. The victim, a woman aged in her 70s, was shopping at the Lidl store in Dorchester Road at around 11am on Thursday 17 Oct...
  • Witness appeal following reported assault in Bournemouth

    18 November 2019
    Detectives investigating a reported assault on a bus in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward.  At approximately 11.10pm on Friday 15 November 2019 it was reported that an assault occurred on a bus that was stopped on Palmerston Ro...
  • Appeal after suspicious incident in Gillingham

    18 November 2019
    Officers investigating a suspicious incident in Gillingham in which a teenage girl was approached by a man are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At 3.45pm on Saturday 16 November 2019 a 15-year-old local girl was walking...
  • Missing Dorchester man found

    17 November 2019
    Officers searching for a missing man from Dorchester are pleased to confirm he has been found. On Saturday 16 November 2019 a concern for the welfare of Gary Cooper, aged 38, had been received when he indicated to his family that he was very upset. Follo...
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