Searches continue for missing Blandford man31 December 2017
Police, partner agencies and specially-trained volunteers are continuing extensive searches of the Blandford area for missing Andrew Latcham. 70-year-old Andrew went missing from a supported housing block on Park Road at around 3:30am in the early hours ...
Appeal for information following robbery in Canford Cliffs area31 December 2017
Police are investigating the suspected robbery of a man in Spur Hill Avenue, Poole at around 12:30am in the early hours of this morning (Sunday 31 December 2017). The victim - a man in his 40s - was walking home from a night out in Penn Hillwhen he was p...
Police and family concerned for missing 70-year-old man from Blandford30 December 2017
Police in Blandford are concerned for the welfare of 70-year-old Andrew Latcham. He has been missing since around 3:30am this morning (Saturday 30 December), when he was seen on CCTV leaving supported accommodation on Park Road in Blandford Forum. He last...
UPDATED: Officers plea to driver of fail-to-stop fatal collision in Dorchester to come forward29 December 2017
Officers have launched a direct plea to the driver of the vehicle that killed a woman in Dorchester to do the right thing and come forward. Police were called at 7.46pm on Wednesday 27 December 2017, to reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a c...
Update – witness appeal following reported stabbing in Bournemouth29 December 2017
Two people arrested in connection with a reported stabbing in Bournemouth have been released without charge. At 6.37am on Wednesday 6 December 2017 officers were called to an address in Crabton Close Road. A man was found with a stab wound to his should...
Update – wanted Bournemouth man located29 December 2017
A Bournemouth man wanted in connection with a shoplifting offence and failing to answer court bail has been located. Sami Sajid Janjua, aged 37, had also breached the notification requirements under the Sexual Offences Act after being convicted at Winche...
CCTV appeal after damage at Poole flats on Christmas Eve29 December 2017
Police in Poole are appealing for help identifying a suspect who damaged the door of an apartment block in the Old Town. CCTV showsa man walking down Castle Street from Strand Street at 7:43pm on Sunday 24 December. Hethen kicks the glass pane of a commu...
Witness appeal following assault in Weymouth28 December 2017
Detectives are appealing for any witnesses to come forward following an assault in Weymouth. At around 5.10pm on Sunday 24 December 2017 Dorset Police was called to reports of a disturbance in King Street. Officers attended and found two injured men out...
Renewed appeal following reported fail-to-stop collision in Dorchester28 December 2017
Officers are renewing their appeal for witnesses or anyone with information after a reported fail-to-stop fatal collision in Dorchester. Police were called at 7.46pm yesterday, Wednesday 27 December 2017, to reports of a collision between a pedestrian an...
Man jailed for burglaries in Poole and Bournemouth28 December 2017
A burglar who admitted breaking into homes in Poole and Bournemouth has been jailed. Gareth Glendor Picton, aged 36 and of no fixed abode, was sentenced to two years and four months in prison at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 15 December 2017 after ad...
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