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July 2017  

  • Man charged in relation to alleged Poole stabbing

    31 July 2017
    A man arrested in connection with a reported stabbing in Poole has been charged and is due to appear in court today. Dorset Police received a report at around 1.20am on Saturday 29 July 2017 that a man in his 20s had sustained two deep wounds to his armp...
  • Man charged in connection with reported robbery in Bournemouth

    31 July 2017
    A man has been charged in connection with a reported robbery in Bournemouth. It was reported that the alleged victim - a Thai man aged in his 20s - was approached by two men in Exeter Park Road sometime between 3am and 4am on Sunday 9 July 2017. It is al...
  • Witness appeal after alleged stabbing in Poole

    29 July 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was reportedly stabbed in Poole town centre. It was reported at around 1.20am today, Saturday 29 July 2017, that a man in his 20s had sustained two deep wounds to his armpit and arm following an assault ...
  • Appeal for witnesses after reported criminal damage in Dorchester

    29 July 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a number of shopfronts were damaged in Dorchester town centre. Officers were alerted to a shop alarm sounding in South Street shortly before 5am this morning, Saturday 29 July 2017. It was dis...
  • Update – further arrest following alleged assault on Portland

    28 July 2017
    A sixth person has been arrested in connection with an alleged assault on Portland. At 4.40am on Saturday 22 July 2017 Dorset Police received a report that several people entered an address on Fortuneswell which contained a number of men and threatened s...
  • Witness appeal after boy threatened in Bournemouth

    28 July 2017
    Detectives investigating an incident where a 12-year-old boy was reportedly threatened by two teenagers in Bournemouth are appealing for a potential witness to come forward. Dorset Police received an initial report at 3.41pm on Thursday 20 July 2017 that...
  • Update – appeal after alleged robbery in Christchurch

    28 July 2017
    A woman arrested in connection with an alleged robbery at a home in Christchurch has been released without charge. An investigation was launched after the incident in the Oak Avenue area on the morning of Wednesday 1 February 2017. It was reported that ...
  • Fraudster jailed for stealing thousands of pounds from elderly woman in Poole

    28 July 2017
    A man has been jailed for defrauding an elderly woman of around £170,000 in savings. Russell Scott Joy, 45 and of High Street in Shapwick near Blandford, was sentenced to five years and one month in prison at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 28 Ju...
  • Witness appeal following fatal collision in Christchurch

    27 July 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal collision in Christchurch. At around 2.30pm on Monday 17 July 2017 a bronze coloured Toyota Yaris was involved in a collision in the car park behind the Regents Centre in Christchurch...
  • Guy Hedger murder investigation – search for weapon in West Parley

    27 July 2017
    Detectives will be searching a river in West Parley in an effort to find a weapon believed to have been used in the killing of Guy Hedger. Today, Thursday 27 July 2017, officers from the marine section will be searching the river near New Road bridge. D...
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