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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...
  • Public appeal in search for missing woman in North Dorset

    27 January 2020
    Officers are appealing for help from the public as they search for a missing woman in North Dorset. Sally Hull, aged 32, was last seen leaving her address in Child Okeford near Blandford on foot at around 10.20pm on Sunday 26 January 2020. She is descri...
  • 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 ...
  • Update following serious injury collision near Sherborne

    23 January 2020
    A woman who sustained life-threatening injuries during a collision near Sherborne has very sadly died. Dorset Police was called at 3.53pm on Tuesday 21 January 2020 to a report of a two vehicle collision involving a grey Skoda Roomster and a silver Toyot...
  • Woman sentenced following serious injury collision near Wareham

    23 January 2020
    A woman has been sentenced following a serious road traffic collision near Wareham that left a motorcyclist with life-changing injuries. Rosemary Anne Staddon-Smith, aged 74 and of Gatemore Road in Winfrith Newburgh, was sentenced at Weymouth Magistrates...
  • Update - reported assaults in Bournemouth

    23 January 2020
    A man has come forward following a CCTV appeal in connection with a number of alleged assaults in Bournemouth town centre. At 2.42am on Saturday 31 August 2019 it was reported that an assault occurred on Old Christchurch Road near to Chkn Station and a m...
  • Update – man due in court in connection with serious injury collision in Bournemouth

    23 January 2020
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a serious injury road traffic collision in Bournemouth. At around 2pm on Tuesday 3 September 2019 it was reported that a collision occurred involving a blue Ford Mondeo and a cyclist at the Boundary roun...
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