Update - public appeal to find man who went missing from Dorchester15 December 2017
Officers searching for a man who went missing from Dorchester are pleased to say he has been found safe and well. John Chamberlain, who is 74 years old and from Weymouth, was last seen at 3pm today, Friday 15 December 2017. He has been found safe and we...
Update - appeal to find man who went missing in Poole13 December 2017
Officers appealing for the public's help to find a man who went missing from Poole are pleased to say he has been located safe. Steven Morancini, 54 and of Basingstoke in Hampshire, was reported missing by staff at Poole Hospital. He was last seen on Sun...
Exercise tests multi-agency response to missing people investigations11 December 2017
The latest exercise to test the multi-agency response to finding missing people in Dorset was held on Brownsea Island on Friday 8 December 2017. Specially trained officers from Dorset Police were joined by colleagues from the Coastguard, RNLI, Dorset and...
Update – public appeal to find missing woman from Bournemouth11 December 2017
Officers appealing to find missing Amanda Springett from Bournemouth are pleased to say she has been found safe and well. Amanda was last seen at approximately 6.30pm today, Monday 11 December 2017. She was located in the Bournemouth area. ...
Update - appeal to find missing man from Bournemouth08 December 2017
Officers appealing to find a missing man from Bournemouth are pleased to say he has been found safe and well. Connor Davies, 18, was reported missing around 2.15pm today, Friday 8 December 2017. He was last seen on Poole Road in Westbourne. He was loc...
Update - appeal in search for missing Bournemouth hotel guest25 November 2017
Officers searching for a man who went missing from a hotel in Bournemouth are pleased to say he has been found safe and well. Michael Ableway, who is 81 and from the Chichester area of Sussex, travelled to Bournemouth by train on Friday 3 November 2017, ...
Missing Weymouth woman found safe and well23 November 2017
Officers are pleased to update that missing Elizabeth Charlton has been found safe and well in Weymouth. She had been reported missing at 10.26pm on Wednesday 22 November 2017. We would like to thank everyone for sharing our appeal. ...
Update following appeal to locate missing woman from Poole22 November 2017
Officers investigating the disappearance of missing Poole woman Valerie Pitman have issued an update. At 5.57am today, Wednesday 22 November 2017, the body of a woman was discovered in the water between Middle Chine and Alum Chine. While formal identifi...
Investigation into disappearance of Gaia Pope - update20 November 2017
Three people arrested in connection with the disappearance of Gaia Pope have this morning been released from police investigation without any further action. At around 3pm on Saturday 18 November 2017, specialist search teams discovered the body of a wo...
Further update in the investigation into disappearance of Gaia Pope19 November 2017
Detectives investigating the disappearance of Gaia Pope are issuing an update. At around 3pm yesterday, Saturday 18 November 2017, specialist search teams discovered the body of a woman near the coastal path and the field where items of her clothing were...
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