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  • Witness appeal following assault in Weymouth

    31 May 2021
    Detectives investigating an assault in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report at 2.30am on Monday 31 May 2021 from the ambulance service of a stabbing on Westhill Road near to the ...
  • Appeal for witnesses following robbery in Poole

    31 May 2021
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following a robbery in Poole. At around 2.40pm on Sunday 30 May 2021 the victim - a man aged in his 70s - was walking along Bingham Avenue when he was approached by a woman w...
  • Witness appeal following assault on Portland

    30 May 2021
    Officers investigating an assault on Portland are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 10.30am on Saturday 29 May 2021 the victim, a local man in his 60s, was walking past a Skoda saloon car, which was parked outs...
  • Witness appeal after fatal road traffic collision in Bournemouth

    30 May 2021
    Officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The incident, which happened on Belle Vue Road, was reported to police at 12.57pm on Sunday 30 May 2021. It invol...
  • Fatal road traffic collision near Dorchester – witness appeal

    30 May 2021
    Officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision near Dorchester are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The incident, which happened on Coombe Road in Winterbourne Steepleton, was reported to police at 7.23pm on Sund...
  • Tribute to Dorset Police Constable Martin Vaughan

    28 May 2021
    Tributes have been paid to serving Dorset Police Constable Martin Vaughan who very sadly died suddenly in Poole. Martin, who was 51 years old, died at his home on the evening of Sunday 23 May 2021 as a result of a tragic medical episode. Dorset Police&r...
  • Update – man due to appear in court in connection with fatal collision in Highcliffe

    27 May 2021
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a fatal road traffic collision in Highcliffe. Dorset Police received a report at 10.26am on Friday 10 July 2020 of a collision on Wharncliffe Road, near to the junction with Lymington Road, involving a r...
  • Witness appeal following burglary on Portland

    27 May 2021
    Officers investigating a commercial burglary on Portland are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Between 7pm on Tuesday 25 May and 7.30am on Wednesday 26 May 2021 entry was gained to Portland Scrap Metal Ltd on Wide Street...
  • Chief Constable James Vaughan announces plans to retire this autumn

    27 May 2021
    Dorset Police’s Chief Constable James Vaughan has announced plans to retire from policing in the autumn of 2021. Chief Constable Vaughan began his career in Wiltshire Police in 1992, working in various uniform and detective roles before moving up t...
  • Dorset Police crackdown on suspected county lines gangs results in 14 arrests

    27 May 2021
    Dorset Police has recently completed a week of intense activity focusing on tackling and disrupting county lines operations across the county. The operation ran from Monday 17 to Friday 21 May and resulted in 14 arrests being made and £7,100 in cash seize...
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