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May 2020  

  • Joint statement urging public to respect communities and head home if it is busy

    31 May 2020
    As the numbers of people heading to Dorset beauty spots increases we are urging the public to respect our local communities and to stay safe. Dorset Council’s Corporate Director and duty Gold Command Officer Jonathan Mair said: “It is vital t...
  • Public urged to avoid the area at Durdle Door in Purbeck

    30 May 2020
    Officers are appealing to the public to stay away from Durdle Door in Purbeck as emergency services are in attendance to deal with a number of casualties. Dorset Police was called at 3.43pm on Saturday 30 May 2020 to a report of concern for the safety of...
  • Witness appeal following reported aggravated burglary in Ferndown

    29 May 2020
    Detectives investigating an alleged aggravated burglary in Ferndown are appealing for witnesses to come forward. It is reported that at around 9.55pm on Thursday 28 May 2020 three men entered an address on Ford Lane and took a quantity of cash before dri...
  • Public urged to ‘think twice’ and protect and respect Dorset’s communities

    29 May 2020
    Dorset Police is urging residents and visitors to ‘think twice’ when out and about in the county to ensure lives are not being put at risk unnecessarily. Relaxation of lockdown legislation, coupled with warm and sunny weather, has seen a huge...
  • Witness appeal following reported robbery in Bournemouth

    28 May 2020
    Detectives investigating an alleged robbery in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. It is reported that at around 1.20am on Saturday 23 May 2020 the victim, a boy aged in his late teens, was walking through ...
  • Appeal for information following suspicious fire at Poole nature reserve

    27 May 2020
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following a fire at a Poole nature reserve that it is believed may have been started deliberately. Dorset Police was contacted by the fire service at around 4.45pm on Tuesday 26 May 2020 ...
  • Appeal for information after woman bitten by dog in Poole

    27 May 2020
    Officers investigating an incident where a woman was bitten by a dog in Poole are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. The victim, a woman aged in her 50s, was cycling along the Sterte Esplanade at around 1pm on Sunday 24 May 2020 when ...
  • Witness appeal following indecent exposure incident in Bournemouth

    26 May 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following an indecent exposure incident in Bournemouth. At around 12.15pm on Tuesday 19 May 2020 the victim, a woman aged in her fifties, was walking through King’s Par...
  • Update in relation to reported dog bite in Poole

    26 May 2020
    A man has come forward following an appeal in relation to an incident where a woman was reportedly bitten by a dog in Poole. The incident occurred at around 1.30pm on Thursday 23 April 2020 on Constitution Hill. A woman aged in her 60s who was walking he...
  • Act responsibly and ‘think twice’ while travelling across Dorset

    22 May 2020
    Dorset Police is urging the public to ‘think twice’ about their actions and act responsibly while travelling across Dorset. Since the Government relaxed the lockdown restrictions on travel and exercise, there has been a notable rise in the nu...
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