Witness appeal after report of a rape near Christchurch16 August 2017
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following reports of a rape near Christchurch - with a man being arrested. The incident was reported to have occurred in a wooded area near to Hinton Admiral Train Statio...
Man charged with sexual offences – public appeal08 August 2017
Dorset Police has charged a man with two sexual offences and is asking members of the public with additional information to come forward. The 44-year-old from Bournemouth was charged with rape and sexual assault and appeared at Poole Magistrates' Court o...
Appeal following sexual assault in Poole07 August 2017
Officers are appealing for witnesses and information from the public after a teenage girl was sexually assaulted in Poole. The 13-year-old victim was walking with her friend over Seldown Bridge at around 4.55pm on Tuesday 1 August 2017. They were pushing...
Man jailed for downloading thousands of indecent images of children03 August 2017
A man has been jailed for downloading more than 70,000 indecent images of children. Barry Harkcom, 56 and of Library Road in Poole, pleaded guilty at Bournemouth Magistrates court on 11 November 2016 to three counts of making indecent images of childre...
Man released without charge following alleged sexual assault in Bournemouth24 July 2017
A man arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault in Bournemouth has been released without charge. Officers launched an investigation following a report that a woman had been assault in Coach House Place at around 5.15pm on Friday 26 May 2017. ...
Man charged in relation to sexual assault investigation19 July 2017
Detectives have charged a man following a report of a sexual assault in Bournemouth. An investigation was launched following a report that a man had tried to kiss a 19-year-old woman and go into a house with her in the Bearwood area in the early hours of...
Witness appeal following reports of a rape on Weymouth beach06 July 2017
Detectives investigating reports of a rape on Weymouth beach are appealing for a potential witness to come forward. At around 4.15am on Tuesday 4 July 2017, officers were called to The Esplanade following the report of a sexual assault on a local woman a...
Indecent exposure incidents in Dorchester - renewed appeal to find offender05 July 2017
Detectives have launched a renewed TV public appeal to identify a sex offender who indecently exposed himself to women in the Dorchester area over a four-year period. The offences occurred between 8.26pm and 7.54am in the hours of darkness between Februa...
Appeal following reported attempted sexual assault in Bournemouth04 July 2017
Detectives investigating a report of an attempted sexual assault in Bournemouth are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. Officers would also like to speak to anyone who may have encountered the suspect on the night in question when out ...
Witness appeal after report of sexual assault in Bournemouth31 May 2017
Detectives are appealing for information after reports that a woman was sexually assaulted in Bournemouth. A 19-year-old local woman was walking in Coach House Place under the A338 flyover when she was reportedly grabbed by an unknown man, pulled to the ...
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