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  • Investigation launched following death of man off Portland

    10 September 2017
    An investigation is underway following the death of a man who was pulled from the sea off Portland. At 12.45pm today, Sunday 10 September 2017, Dorset Police was contacted by HM Coastguard following reports that they had rescued a man from the water nea...
  • UPDATE: Man found with stab wounds in Bournemouth

    17 May 2017
    Detectives investigating how a man sustained stab wounds in Bournemouth have issued an update. Police received a report from the ambulance service at around 11.40am on Thursday 27 April 2017 that a man had been found injured in an alleyway between Manor ...
  • UPDATE: Request for public help after report of paraglider out of control

    08 May 2017
    A paraglider who was reported to have been out of control in Gillingham has contacted officers to say he is safe and well. At 9.48pm on Sunday 7 May 2017 Dorset Police received a call from a concerned member of the public. Around 30 minutes earlier he h...
  • Request for public help after report of paraglider out of control

    07 May 2017
    Officers are searching in Gillingham after a report of a paraglider being out of control and coming down and are asking anyone with information to come forward. At 9.48pm on Sunday 7 May 2017 Dorset Police received a call from a concerned member of the p...
  • Search continues after report of man in the water at Weymouth harbour

    03 May 2017
    A search operation is continuing following reports of a man seen in the water at Weymouth harbour. Police were alerted at 2.18pm yesterday, Tuesday 2 May 2017, to a report of a concern for welfare relating to a man seen in the harbour. Officers are sear...
  • Body found after report of man in the water at Weymouth harbour

    03 May 2017
    Dorset Police has recovered a body from the water in Weymouth harbour following a search operation. Police were alerted at 2.18pm yesterday, Tuesday 2 May 2017, to a report of a concern for welfare relating to a man seen in the harbour. A body has been ...
  • Search launched after report of man in the water at Weymouth harbour

    02 May 2017
    A search operation has been launched following reports of a man seen in the water at Weymouth harbour. Police were alerted at 2.18pm today, Tuesday 2 May 2017, to a report of a concern for welfare relating to a man seen in the harbour. Emergency service...
  • Concern for young boy seen in Bournemouth

    19 April 2017
    Officers are concerned for the welfare of a young boy who was seen walking on his own in Bournemouth in the early hours and are asking the public for help in finding him. At around 4.30am this morning, Wednesday 19 April 2017, the boy was first seen walk...
  • Man found with serious head injuries in Weymouth

    28 March 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was found with serious head injuries in Weymouth. The man aged in his 40s was found lying next to a bicycle in Upway Street, off King Street, at around 6.30pm on Wednesday 15 March 2017. An ambulance at...
  • Man rescued after coming into difficulty in Swanage bay

    07 March 2017
    A man was rescued from Swanage bay by Dorset Police Marine Section and Swanage Neighbourhood Policing Team after coming into difficulty in the water. At around 4.30pm on Monday 6 March 2017 a man was spotted in distress in the water by a marine section o...
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