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November 2016  

  • Joint initiative to target UK's coastlines and waterways

    17 November 2016
    People living or working around the UK's coastline and waterways are being asked to report suspicious or unusual activity as part of National CounterTerrorismWeek. Police are asking people who live or work around the UK's coastline and waterways to help ...
  • UPDATE: Appeal to missing Sherborne boy

    30 November 2016
    We are pleased to say that missing Sherborne teenager Iwan Thomas has been found safe and well. Iwan, who is 14 years old, was last seen at around 10.30pm on Monday 28 November 2016 at his home in Horsecastles Lane. It was discovered on the morning of Tu...
  • Dorset Police warn of increasing online sextortion

    30 November 2016
    Dorset Police are reminding the public to be aware of their online behaviour and how to avoid becoming a victim of sextortion. Sextortion (a combination of sex and extortion) is where a victim is blackmailed to pay money to prevent intimate videos or pho...
  • Man who robbed Bournemouth bookmakers jailed for seven years

    29 November 2016
    A man who robbed a Bournemouth bookmakers armed with an axe has been jailed for seven years. Gavin Eric Horwood, 28 and of no fixed abode, was found guilty at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 25 November 2016 of robbery. He was handed the seven-year pri...
  • Witness appeal following burglary in West Moors

    29 November 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a burglary in West Moors. Sometime between 7.30am on Thursday 24 November and 7.15pm on Friday 25 November 2016, offenders gained entry to a property on Station ...
  • Strategic Alliance support National Counter Terrorism Awareness Week

    28 November 2016
    In support of National Counter Terrorism Awareness Week, which will run from Monday 28 November to Sunday 4 December, Dorset Police in alliance with Devon and Cornwall Police, will be taking part in a week of action which will include providing advice on ...
  • Witness appeal following sexual assault on a woman in Bournemouth

    28 November 2016
    Detectives investigating a sexual assault in Bournemouth are appealing for a member of the public who was in the area at the time to come forward. At around 6.50pm on Friday 25 November 2016 a woman was picking up litter in Shelbourne Road when she was a...
  • UPDATE: Witness appeal following fatal collision in Bournemouth

    26 November 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal collision in Bournemouth. At around 5pm on Wednesday 23 November 2016 a road traffic collision occurred in New Road close to the Northbourne roundabout involving a pedestrian and a brow...
  • Witness appeal following road traffic collision in Gillingham

    26 November 2016
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious injury road traffic collision in Gillingham. At around 3.58pm yesterday, Friday 25 November 2016, a road traffic collision occurred in Wyke Road involving a pedestrian and a red Cit...
  • An investigation is underway following the death of a woman in Christchurch

    25 November 2016
    Detectives have launched an investigation after a woman died at an address in Christchurch. At around 10.12pm yesterday, Wednesday 23 November 2016, officers were called by the ambulance service to an address in Mude Gardens. Sadly the body of a 60-year...
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