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  • Update – arrest in connection with reported theft and assault on Portland

    26 February 2020
    Officers investigating a reported assault and bicycle theft on Portland have arrested a teenage boy. It was reported that at around 4pm on Wednesday 19 February 2020 a group of four teenagers approached two teenage boys in Easton Square Gardens and asked...
  • CCTV appeal following theft from shop in Shaftesbury

    27 February 2020
    Officers investigating the theft of items from a gift shop in Shaftesbury are issuing CCTV images of three women they would like to speak to. It is reported that at around 9.30am on Friday 7 February 2020 a group of women entered Cranbornes on the High S...
  • Update – man wanted in connection with alleged animal cruelty incident in Bournemouth

    27 February 2020
    A man wanted in connection with an alleged animal cruelty incident in Bournemouth has been arrested and appeared in court. An appeal was issued by officers searching for Jamie Dennis Gordon Hill, also known as Jamie Elsworthy, aged 40, who was wanted aft...
  • Annual awards ceremony marks exceptional contribution to policing in Dorset

    27 February 2020
    Dorset Police recognised police officers, staff and volunteers for their exceptional contribution to policing at the annual awards ceremony on Wednesday 26 February 2020. The ceremony, which took place at Queen Elizabeth School in Wimborne, saw a total o...
  • CCTV appeal after shoplifting incidents in Bournemouth

    27 February 2020
    Officers investigating two shoplifting offences in Bournemouth are issuing CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to. It is reported that at around 3pm on Sunday 16 February 2020 a man entered the post office on Bradpole Road in Bournemouth and as...
  • Witness appeal following dangerous driving incident on Portland

    27 February 2020
    Officers investigating reports of a dangerous driving incident on Portland are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. It was reported that at around 10.15pm on Wednesday 26 February 2020 a grey BMW car was seen driving at exc...
  • Witness appeal following theft in Bournemouth

    27 February 2020
    Officers investigating a theft in Bournemouth town centre are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 11.45am on Sunday 23 February 2020 a woman’s bag was stolen from a shop in The Triangle area. It is reported...
  • CCTV appeal following theft of alcohol from Wimborne store

    27 February 2020
    Officers are issuing CCTV images of the suspect as they investigate the theft of alcohol from a shop in Wimborne. At around 5.25pm on Saturday 15 February 2020 a man was seen acting suspiciously in the Co-op store in Smugglers Lane in Colehill. He was ch...
  • Public appeal in search for man who went missing in Bournemouth

    27 February 2020
    Officers searching for a man who went missing in Bournemouth are appealing for help from the public to find him. Alex Eldridge, aged 24, was reported missing at 6.59pm on Thursday 27 February 2020 after leaving the Royal Bournemouth Hospital, where he wa...
  • Witness appeal following reported stabbing in Bournemouth

    26 February 2020
    Officers continuing to investigate a reported stabbing in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The incident occurred at around 5.30pm on Sunday 2 February 2020, near to the junction of Sea Road and Christchu...
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