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  • Update in relation to report of man with hammer in Poole

    03 March 2021
    A man arrested in connection with a report of possessing an offensive weapon in Poole will face no further police action. At around 2.20pm on Thursday 28 January 2021 it was reported that a man was on the High Street in possession of a claw hammer. It wa...
  • Witness appeal following report of man with hammer in Poole

    03 February 2021
    Officers investigating a report that a man was in possession of an offensive weapon in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 2.20pm on Thursday 28 January 2021 it was reported that a man was on the High S...
  • Witness appeal following reports of a man with a knife in Weymouth

    29 July 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following reports of a confrontation in Weymouth involving a man with a knife. At around 12.30am on Saturday 25 July 2020 officers were called to Douglas Road where a party was taking place inside an a...
  • Update - CCTV appeal to identify man reportedly carrying a knife in Bournemouth

    01 October 2019
    Officers investigating an incident in which someone was reportedly seen to carry a knife into a Bournemouth fast food restaurant say a man has come forward and been interviewed.At around 9.55pm on Friday 13 September 2019 it was reported a man walked into...
  • Witness appeal following reported firearm incident in Poole

    14 September 2019
    Officers investigating a reported firearm incident in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 7pm on Wednesday 11 September 2019 Dorset Police received a report from a member of the public of a man pulling ...
  • Dorset Police releases results of 2019 firearms and ammunition surrender

    06 August 2019
    82 items were handed in to Dorset Police during the firearms and ammunition surrender which ran from 20 July - 4 August this year. The national campaign, instigated by the National Ballistics Intelligence Service (NABIS), was supported by other forces a...
  • Update – CCTV appeal following reported altercation in Bournemouth

    06 August 2019
    A man has been charged in connection with an incident in Bournemouth in which a man was allegedly seen carrying two knives. It was reported at 7.41am on Wednesday 31 July 2019 that an altercation took place on Colonnade Road involving a group of men. As...
  • Dorset Police supports national firearms surrender

    18 July 2019
    Police urge the public to hand in unwanted guns and ammunition in support of national campaign Dorset Police is appealing for people to hand in unwanted guns and ammunition during a two week national surrender period from 20 July to 4 August 2019. The p...
  • Incident in Ferndown - update

    11 June 2019
    A man and woman arrested following an incident in Ferndown have been released on police bail while enquiries continue. At around 4.15pm on Sunday 9 June 2019 officers attended an address in Coppins Close off Christchurch Road to carry out arrest enquirie...
  • Thank you to residents after incident in Ferndown

    10 June 2019
    Officers would like to thank residents for their support and patience during an incident in Ferndown in which a man and a woman have been arrested. At around 4.15pm on Sunday 9 June 2019 officers attended an address in Coppins Close off Christchurch Road...
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