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  • Update – arrest in connection with reported hate crime incident in Poole

    05 March 2021
    Officers investigating an incident where a disabled man was reportedly abused and spat at in Poole have made an arrest. It was reported that the victim, a man who suffers from cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair, was verbally abused by another man in Te...
  • Appeal for information following hate crime incident in Poole

    05 February 2021
    Officers investigating an incident where a disabled man was abused and spat at in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The victim, a man who suffers from cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair, was verbally abused b...
  • Witness appeal following hate crime incident in Beaminster

    08 December 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following a hate crime incident in Beaminster. At around 3.50pm on Wednesday 2 December 2020 the male victim was walking his dog along Hogshill Street when he saw a vehicle p...
  • Witness appeal following hate crime incident in Christchurch

    23 November 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward as they investigate a hate crime incident in Christchurch. The incident occurred in the car park of Wickes in Somerford Road between 12pm and 12.30pm on Saturday 21 November ...
  • Dorset Police support the National Hate Crime Awareness Week

    09 October 2020
    Dorset Police is supporting Hate Crime Awareness Week as part of its commitment to increase reporting and tackle these crimes. The week runs from 10 – 17 October 2020.Hate crime is defined as any criminal offence which is perceived, by the victim, or any ...
  • Appeal for information following hate crime incident in Bournemouth

    21 September 2020
    Officers making enquiries into a hate crime incident in Bournemouth are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. They are particularly keen to speak to a number of specific potential witnesses they have identified through their investigatio...
  • Appeal for information following reported hate crime incident in Bridport

    15 September 2020
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following a reported hate crime incident in Bridport. At 11.40pm on Saturday 5 September 2020 Dorset Police received a report of a fight at the Neon Bar & Grill on East Street. It is...
  • Man due to appear in court in connection with alleged hate crime on Portland

    08 September 2020
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with an alleged hate crime on Portland. It was reported that at around 8.20pm on Tuesday 28 January 2020 the driver of the number 1 First bus stopped at Victoria Square to allow passengers on. A man boarded t...
  • Witness appeal following racially aggravated incident in Boscombe

    17 August 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a racially aggravated incident in Boscombe. At around 2pm on Monday 3 August 2020 the victim - a man aged in his 40s and from Christchurch - was driving his taxi along Christchurch Road when ...
  • Witness appeal following racially aggravated incident in Boscombe

    17 August 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a racially aggravated incident in Boscombe. At around 2pm on Monday 3 August 2020 the victim - a man aged in his 40s and from Christchurch - was driving his taxi along Christchurch Road when ...
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