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  • CCTV appeal following public order incident in Bournemouth

    18 January 2021
    Officers investigating a public order incident at a shop in Bournemouth are issuing images of a man they would like to speak to. At around 4.15pm on Tuesday 5 January 2021 a man approached a member of staff at Co-Op in Wimborne Road in Moordown and paid ...
  • Force thanks public for staying at home and complying with COVID-19 rules

    16 January 2021
    Dorset Police has thanked members of the public for staying at home and complying with the current COVID-19 legislation. Throughout the week the Force has continued to monitor plans to protest in Bournemouth on Saturday 16 January 2021. Just last weeken...
  • Update – man arrested in connection with reported burglary at hospital in Bournemouth

    15 January 2021
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported burglary at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital. It was reported that at around 6.15pm on Monday 14 December 2020 access was gained to a locked area to the rear of the café in the main foyer of the ...
  • Open letter to the communities of Dorset

    15 January 2021
    Communities across Dorset are being asked to keep up the good work in stopping the spread of COVID-19. Agencies tasked with stopping the virus in its tracks have written an open letter to everyone across the county thanking them for their efforts and urg...
  • Appeal for information following reported commercial burglary in Poole

    15 January 2021
    Detectives investigating a reported burglary at a Poole store are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report of a break-in at Broadstone News in Lower Blandford Road at around 3.10am on Friday 15 J...
  • CCTV appeal following indecent exposure incident in Wimborne

    14 January 2021
    Officers investigating an indecent exposure incident in Wimborne are issuing an image of a man they would like to speak to. At around 3.15pm on Saturday 12 December 2020 the victim - a 16-year-old girl - was walking along West Street when a man approache...
  • CCTV appeal following theft from shop in Bournemouth

    13 January 2021
    Officers are issuing CCTV images of three people they would like to speak to after fragrances were stolen from a shop in Bournemouth. At around 5.10pm on Monday 4 January 2021 two men and a woman entered Boots on Commercial Road and concealed over £...
  • Drink driver jailed following serious injury collision in North Dorset

    13 January 2021
    A drink driver who caused a serious injury collision in North Dorset has been jailed. Robert Shapland-Hill, aged 52 and of Hillside Drive in Okehampton, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 8 January 2021 after admitting offences of causing...
  • Further update in relation to reported restaurant bilking in Christchurch

    13 January 2021
    An incident where two people allegedly made off from a Christchurch restaurant without paying their bill has been resolved. At around 9pm on Wednesday 23 December 2020 a man and woman entered Soho in Church Street and ordered food and drink to the value ...
  • Missing woman from Bournemouth located

    13 January 2021
    Officers searching for a woman who went missing in Bournemouth are pleased to confirm she has been located. Katie Hunt, aged 27, was last seen in the Westbourne area at around 8.15pm on Friday 8 January 2021. Following enquiries, she has now been locate...
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