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  • Witness appeal following sexual assault in Bournemouth

    29 September 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a sexual assault in Bournemouth. At around 12.30am on Sunday 24 September 2017 the victim, a woman aged in her 30s, was walking across the suspension bridge between Beaulieu Road and West O...
  • Appeal for witnesses following commercial burglary in Poole

    29 September 2017
    Detectives investigating a break-in at a car dealership in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report at 7.24am today, Friday 29 September 2017, of a burglary at the Westover Car Group in...
  • Dorset Police recognise bravery, policing excellence, and long service at awards ceremony

    29 September 2017
    Police officers and staff were recognised for their exceptional contribution to keeping Dorset safe at an awards ceremony on Tuesday 26 September 2017. The Dorset Police Award Ceremony was held at the Dorford Centre in Dorchester and saw police officers ...
  • Update – photo appeal following alleged assault in Bournemouth

    29 September 2017
    Officers investigating an alleged assault in Bournemouth have identified a man following a photo appeal. At around 12.45pm on Saturday 12 August 2017 a man wearing a light-coloured chequered jacket and blue trousers boarded the M1 bus outside the Christo...
  • Witness appeal following racial abuse incident in Highcliffe

    28 September 2017
    Officers investigating an incident in which a woman was racially abused in Highcliffe are appealing for information from the public. Sometime between 9.30pm and 9.45pm on Tuesday 26 September 2017 a woman was walking along Lymington Road close to the Co-...
  • Man caught dealing drugs in Bournemouth is jailed

    28 September 2017
    A man who was caught dealing drugs in Bournemouth town centre is behind bars. Abdul Marah, aged 24 and of Colegrove Road in London, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 15 September 2017 after pleading guilty to possession of class A drugs ...
  • Weymouth man jailed for raping a woman while she slept

    28 September 2017
    A Weymouth man has been jailed for seven and a half years for raping a woman while she slept. Richard James Lane, 50 and of Wyke Road, was jailed at Bournemouth Crown Court today, Thursday 28 September 2017, after being convicted of rape following a tria...
  • Witness appeal following distraction burglary in East Dorset

    27 September 2017
    Officers investigating a distraction burglary in East Dorset are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 3.45pm on Wednesday 20 September 2017 a man entered the home of the victim, a man aged in his 70s, at Oak Tree ...
  • Dorset Police to launch new scheme to help older drivers stay safe on the road

    27 September 2017
    Dorset Police is launching the ‘Older Drivers Forum’ which is designed to help keep older drivers on the road safely, for longer. The forum has received public backing by Lord Julian Fellowes and is made up of experts in road safety from across Dorset, wi...
  • Appeal for witnesses following alleged public order offence in Swanage

    27 September 2017
    Officers investigating reports of a man possessing an offensive weapon and committing a public order offence in Swanage are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At 11.30am on Saturday 23 September 2017 Dorset Police received a report of man in Cow La...
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