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...
  • Update – witness appeal following reported commercial burglary in Bournemouth

    28 January 2020
    Two men have come forward in relation to a reported commercial burglary in Bournemouth. A CCTV appeal was issued by officers investigating a report of a break-in at the Madding Crown live music venue in Commercial Road at around 5.50pm on Monday 20 Janua...
  • Appeal for information following burglary in North Dorset

    28 January 2020
    Officers investigating a shed burglary in North Dorset are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. The burglary occurred in French Mill Lane near Shaftesbury between Sunday 12 January and Saturday 18 January 2020. The garden shed was broke...
  • CCTV appeal following criminal damage in West Dorset

    28 January 2020
    Officers investigating criminal damage to a CCTV camera at a football club in West Dorset are issuing an image of the suspect. At around 2.30pm on Tuesday 14 January 2020 a man was seen on CCTV at Netherbury Football Club to pick up a stick and hit a cam...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Weymouth

    28 January 2020
    Officers investigating an unprovoked assault on an 18-year-old man in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 5.45pm on Monday 20 January 2020 the victim was walking through an alleyway between Lorton La...
  • CCTV appeal following assault at a Poole restaurant

    27 January 2020
    Officers investigating an assault at a Poole restaurant are issuing a CCTV image of the suspect. On Friday 15 November 2019 a man and woman entered Chiquito at Tower Park and sat down for a meal and drinks. At around 9pm the woman left first, leaving the...
  • 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...
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