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  • Come back safely to respect, protect and enjoy our communities

    02 July 2020
    Dorset Police is preparing for a surge of visitors this weekend as lockdown restrictions ease and the hospitality industry reopens. But the message to those living in and coming to our region is clear - come back safely, respect, protect and enjoy our co...
  • Image appeal following burglary in Poole

    01 July 2020
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward after a bike was stolen during a burglary of a garage in Poole. The garage at a home in Beresford Road was broken into between the evening of Tuesday 16 June 2020 and the early hours of t...
  • Man charged in relation to report of rape in Bournemouth

    01 July 2020
    A man has been charged in connection with a report of rape in Bournemouth town centre. Dorset Police received a report at 4.37am on Sunday 1 December 2019 that a woman - aged in her 30s - had been raped. The incident was reported to have occurred in the ...
  • Murder investigation launched in Bournemouth – witness appeal

    01 July 2020
    Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Bournemouth and are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report from the ambulance service at 5.49pm on Tuesday 30 June 2020 in rel...
  • Witness appeal following burglary near Wimborne

    01 July 2020
    Officers investigating a burglary near Wimborne are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 6.30pm on Thursday 25 June 2020 it is reported that a man was seen climbing out of a window of a property on Cockerell Close...
  • Public appeal to find missing teenage girl from Bournemouth

    01 July 2020
    Officers searching for a missing teenage girl from Bournemouth are appealing for help from the public to find her. Tarlia Perks, aged 14, was last seen at around 7.45pm on Saturday 27 June 2020. She was in contact with family at around 5pm on Sunday 28 J...
  • Update in relation to murder investigation in Bournemouth

    01 July 2020
    Detectives investigating the death of a man in Bournemouth have made a further arrest. Dorset Police received a report from the ambulance service at 5.49pm on Tuesday 30 June 2020 in relation to a 31-year-old man who had been found with stab wounds in Bo...
  • Appeal for witnesses following reported robbery in Bournemouth

    01 July 2020
    Detectives investigating an alleged knifepoint robbery in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 8.30pm on Friday 26 June 2020 the victim - a man aged in his 20s - was standing on St Peter’s Ro...
  • Update - appeal following reported suspicious fire in Dorchester

    30 June 2020
    Officers investigating a fire that is alleged to have been started deliberately in Dorchester have arrested a man. Dorset Police was called at 4.07am on Monday 29 June 2020 to a report of a fire at a block of flats on Bitter End. The surrounding roads w...
  • Witness appeal following suspicious fire in Dorchester

    29 June 2020
    Officers investigating a fire that was believed to have been started deliberately in Dorchester are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police was called at 4.07am on Monday 29 June 2020 to a report of a fire at a b...
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