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  • Appeal for witnesses following alleged public order offence in Swanage

    27 September 2017
    Officers investigating reports of a man possessing an offensive weapon and committing a public order offence in Swanage are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At 11.30am on Saturday 23 September 2017 Dorset Police received a report of man in Cow La...
  • Update – witness appeal following report of shots fired in Bournemouth

    21 August 2017
    Five men arrested in connection with reported shots fired in Bournemouth have been released under investigation. At 12.30am on Sunday 20 August 2017 Dorset Police received a report that two men attended a property on Wimborne Road and woke up the occupan...
  • Witness appeal following report of shots fired in Bournemouth

    20 August 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following reports of shots fired at a property in Bournemouth. At 12.30am today, Sunday 20 August 2017, Dorset Police received a report that two men attended a property on Wimborne Road and woke up t...
  • Update: Teenage girl allegedly threatened in Christchurch

    26 June 2017
    A man arrested in connection with reportedly threatening a teenage girl with a gun has been released without charge. It was alleged that at around 5.30pm on Tuesday 6 June 2017 a girl was threatened by a man as she walked her dogs along a bridleway off B...
  • Update: Witness appeal after teenage girl allegedly threatened in Christchurch

    08 June 2017
    A man arrested in connection with reportedly threatening a teenage girl with a gun has been released under investigation. It is alleged that at around 5.30pm on Tuesday 6 June 2017 a girl was threatened by a man as she walked her dogs along a bridleway o...
  • Witness appeal after teenage girl allegedly threatened in Christchurch

    07 June 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a teenage girl was reportedly threatened by a man carrying a gun in Christchurch. Officers were called at 6.19pm yesterday, Tuesday 6 June 2017, to reports that a girl had been threatened by a ...
  • UPDATE: Man charged following reported weapon incident in Weymouth

    14 February 2017
    A man has been charged following a reported incident involving a weapon in Weymouth. Police were called at 8.43pm on Saturday 11 February 2017 after reports of a man carrying a handgun in Magnolia Close. Police, including armed officers, attended the ad...
  • Man arrested following alleged firearm incident in Weymouth

    12 February 2017
    A man has been arrested following a reported incident involving a firearm in Weymouth. Police were called at 8.43pm yesterday, Saturday 11 February 2017, after reports of a man carrying a handgun in Magnolia Close in Weymouth. Police, including armed of...
  • Witness appeal after man shot in leg with air rifle in Poole

    01 February 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was shot in the leg with an air rifle in Poole. The incident happened at around 5.20pm on Monday 30 January 2017 along Rossmore Road near to the junction with Brixey Road. It was reported that the victi...
  • Dorset Police support national knife surrender campaign

    14 December 2016
    Dorset Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) implement knife surrender bins in three police stations to support the ‘Save A Life Surrender Your Knife’ campaign. The Home Office backed campaign ‘Save A Life Surrender Your Kn...
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