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  • Arrests made as police seek witnesses who interrupted alleged robbery in Poole

    30 April 2016
    Detectives are appealing for a group of men who interrupted an alleged robbery in Poole to make contact with them. Between 11pm and 11:30pm last night (Friday 29 April 2016), a local man in his 20s was approached by three males as he walked down an alley...
  • Family tribute following tragic death of Louis Harris

    26 April 2016
    The family of teenager Louis Harris whose body was found in Weymouth Harbour have paid tribute to him. Louis went missing on Sunday 14 February 2016 following a night out in Weymouth with friends. His body was discovered in the sea close to the ferry t...
  • Witness appeal after alleged assault in Bournemouth

    28 April 2016
    Detectives in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after an alleged assault - with a man and a woman being arrested. The incident happened at around 4.15pm on Sunday 24 April 2016 in the Middle Chine area o...
  • Alleged assault in Bridport – witness appeal

    28 April 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an alleged assault in Bridport - with one man arrested. Just after midnight on Saturday 23 April 2016 Dorset Police was called to reports of an assault outside the Greyhound public house o...
  • UPDATE - witness appeal after alleged assault in Bournemouth

    28 April 2016
    In relation to an alleged assault in theMiddle Chine area of West Overcliffe Drive in Bournemouth, a 35-year-old local man has been released on police bail pending further enquiries until mid-June. The incident happened at around 4.15pm on Sunday 24 Apri...
  • Final day of major incident exercise tests mortuary arrangements

    28 April 2016
    The final day of a three-day exercise based around a serious collision tested plans to respectfully manage a large number of fatalities today (Thursday 28 April). Activities were based at the Bournemouth Public Mortuary at Holly Tree Lodge, with a simula...
  • Exercise tests plan to help friends and family members

    27 April 2016
    A three-day exercise staged around a serious multi-vehicle collision has tested how local organisations would help people recover from a major incident. While some police investigation continued at the simulated collision site near Ringwood Road in West ...
  • Exercise tests multi-agency response to major collision

    26 April 2016
    A three-day exercise to test the emergency response to, and aftermath of, a serious collision started today (Tuesday 26 April 2016). The collision - involving two large coaches, a minibus, a lorry, a bicycle and five cars - was staged at a site near Ringw...
  • Witness appeal after alleged serious assault in Poole - UPDATE

    26 April 2016
    A woman has been arrested in connection with an alleged serious assault in Poole. The 36-year-old from Poole was arrested on suspicion of conspiring to cause grievous bodily harm with intent and has been released on police bail pending further enquiries...
  • Dorset residents lose thousands in latest phone scam

    26 April 2016
    Fraudsters are still conning elderly and vulnerable people over the phone in Dorset, which has cost local people nearly £1,100,000 since it started in 2014. Dorset Police launched the awareness campaign Hang Up On Fraudsters in 2015 to make reside...

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