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January 2017  

  • UPDATE: Owner of mobility scooter found

    31 January 2017
    Officers have located the owner of an abandoned mobility scooter in Poole. Police received a call at around 2pm, Thursday 26 January 2017, reporting that a mobility scooter had been found close to the water’s edge near the Twin Sails Bridge on the ...
  • Witness appeal following alleged burglary in Weymouth

    31 January 2017
    Detectives investigating an alleged burglary at a restaurant in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Officers were called at 10.49am on Sunday 29 January 2017 to reports of a burglary at Jasmine Restaurant in Dorchester Road. A quantity ...
  • Witness appeal following reported armed robbery in Bournemouth

    31 January 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a reported armed robbery at a jewellers in Bournemouth. Police were called at 4.27pm today, Tuesday 31 January 2017, to reports of an armed robbery at Franses Jewellers on Westover Road in Bournemouth. It...
  • Christmas drink and drug drive campaign results

    30 January 2017
    The annual Christmas drink and drug drive campaign saw Dorset Police target those who drive while under the influence. A total of 554 breath tests were carried out by officers during the Christmas campaign, which ran between Thursday 1 December 2016 and ...
  • Man due in court following reported assault in Weymouth

    30 January 2017
    A man has been charged with wounding with intent following a reported assault in Weymouth. Officers were called at 1.02am on Thursday 19 January 2017 to reports of a fight at the junction of Spa Road and Radipole Park Drive involving one man reportedly a...
  • Be curious and act against child neglect

    30 January 2017
    Local safeguarding children boards, local authorities, NHS and police across Dorset are asking the public to be curious about the signs of neglect to help keep children safe. Child neglect is the most frequent form of child abuse and is the most common r...
  • Witness appeal after fatal collision in Bournemouth

    29 January 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses after a single vehicle fatal collision in Bournemouth. Officers were called at around 12.55am on Sunday 29 January 2017 to reports that a black Renault Clio had collided with a wall at Alum Chine car park on Alumhurst R...
  • Fatal collision in Ferndown - witness appeal

    28 January 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Ferndown. The incident happened at 2.35pm today, Saturday 28 January 2017, on Victoria Road near to the junction with Westwood Avenue. A white Renault Clio being driven by ...
  • Witness appeal following burglary in Dorchester

    27 January 2017
    Police in Dorchester are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a burglary in the town. Between 3pm and 7pm on Tuesday 24 January 2017 offenders gained access to the rear garden of a property in Queen’s Avenue via an unlocked side gate. ...
  • UPDATE: Witness appeal following reported sexual assault in Poole

    27 January 2017
    A man arrested in connection with a reported sexual assault in Poole has been released on police bail. At around 3.55pm on Wednesday 25 January 2017 officers were called to Jellicoe Close off Constitution Hill following reports a man approached a woman a...
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