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  • Update - appeal following reported suspicious fire in Dorchester

    30 June 2020
    Officers investigating a fire that is alleged to have been started deliberately in Dorchester have arrested a man. Dorset Police was called at 4.07am on Monday 29 June 2020 to a report of a fire at a block of flats on Bitter End. The surrounding roads w...
  • Witness appeal following suspicious fire in Dorchester

    29 June 2020
    Officers investigating a fire that was believed to have been started deliberately in Dorchester are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police was called at 4.07am on Monday 29 June 2020 to a report of a fire at a b...
  • Witness appeal following reported affray in Weymouth

    29 June 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward following an alleged affray in Weymouth. It is reported that between 4pm and 4.25pm on Friday 26 June 2020 a fight occurred involving two men near to The Wyke Smugglers p...
  • Appeal for information following fail-to-stop collision in Bournemouth

    29 June 2020
    Officers investigating a fail-to-stop collision in Bournemouth are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. The incident occurred at around 11.55pm on Tuesday 16 June 2020. A woman aged in her 30s was in her parked car - a silver Mercedes -...
  • Update – appeal to find missing man from Bournemouth

    28 June 2020
    Officers searching for a missing man from Bournemouth are pleased to update that he has now been located. Dermot McDonnell, aged 83 and also known as Mac, was last seen at around 4am on Sunday 28 June 2020 at his home address in the town. Following sear...
  • Update – public appeal to find missing woman in Bournemouth

    27 June 2020
    Officers searching for a missing woman in Bournemouth are pleased to confirm she has been located. Sapphire Povey, aged 23, was last seen in the town at around 7.10pm on Thursday 25 June 2020. Following enquiries by officers, she has now been located. W...
  • Witness appeal following reported aggravated burglary in Christchurch

    27 June 2020
    Detectives investigating an alleged aggravated burglary in Christchurch are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police was called at 2.22am on Saturday 27 June 2020 to a report of a male teenager demanding money on ...
  • Serious assault in Bournemouth – witness appeal

    26 June 2020
    Detectives investigating a serious assault in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police was called at 9.44pm on Thursday 25 June 2020 to a report of a fight near to the amusements on Bournemouth Pie...
  • Theft of bikes in Christchurch – CCTV appeal

    26 June 2020
    Officers are issuing CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to in connection with the theft of two bikes in Christchurch. Some time between 7pm on Thursday 28 May and 9am on Friday 29 May 2020 two bikes were stolen from an address on Rushford Wa...
  • Update – missing Bournemouth man located

    25 June 2020
    Officers searching for a missing Bournemouth man are pleased to update that he has been found safe and well. Richard Williams, aged 78, was last seen at around 6pm on Wednesday 24 June 2020 at his home address in the town. He was discovered missing at ap...
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