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  • Image appeal following assault in Christchurch

    01 April 2020
    Officers investigating an assault in Christchurch are issuing an image of a man they would like to speak to. The incident occurred at around 9.45pm on Saturday 8 February 2020 in Lancer Close. The victim, a man aged in his 30s, approached a man who he be...
  • Witness appeal after alleged dangerous driving incident in North Dorset

    01 April 2020
    Officers investigating an alleged dangerous driving incident in North Dorset are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. It was reported that, at around 2pm on Tuesday 31 March 2020, a black BMW 3 series was seen to drive dang...
  • Update in relation to reported burglary at salon in Bournemouth

    01 April 2020
    Two men arrested in connection with a reported burglary at a salon in Bournemouth will face no further police action. A report was received at 3.14pm on Monday 17 February that a burglary had occurred at The Venue Beauty and Hair Salon on Wallisdown Roa...
  • CCTV appeal following robbery in Poole

    01 April 2020
    Officers are issuing a CCTV image of someone they would like to speak to in connection with a robbery in Poole. At around 7.25pm on Wednesday 4 March 2020 a woman aged in her 80s was walking through the service road which leads to Kingland Crescent after...
  • Witness appeal following alleged assault in Shaftesbury

    31 March 2020
    Officers investigating an alleged assault on a Police Community Support Officer in Shaftesbury are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 2.15pm on Monday 30 March 2020 the victim - a female PCSO who was on duty - r...
  • Update – missing teenage girl from Bournemouth located

    30 March 2020
    Officers searching for a missing teenage girl from Bournemouth are pleased to confirm she has been found safe and well. Porsha Bowden, aged 15, was reported missing having been last seen in Bournemouth at around 12.15pm on Sunday 22 March 2020. Followin...
  • Appeal for information following assault in Poole

    30 March 2020
    Officers investigating the assault of a woman in Poole are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. The victim, a woman who was dressed in her uniform for work at a nursing home, was walking in the Sherborn open space in Canford Heath at ar...
  • Man sentenced for burglary in Bournemouth

    30 March 2020
    A man has been sentenced for a burglary at a home in Bournemouth. Robert John Richmond, aged 33 and of no fixed abode, was sentenced to 32 months in prison at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 27 March 2020 after admitting a charge of burglary. At aroun...
  • Statement about the death of a serving Dorset Police officer

    30 March 2020
    Dorset Police’s Chief Constable James Vaughan has announced the very sad death of a serving police officer. He said: “I can confirm one of our serving officers sadly died at his home in Bournemouth just before 10am today, Monday 30 March 2020...
  • Man jailed for robbery at bookmakers in Ferndown

    27 March 2020
    A man has been jailed for a robbery at a bookmakers in Ferndown. Yannis Young, aged 34 and of Minet Avenue, Harlesdon, London, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Thursday 26 March 2020 after admitting a charge of robbery. He was sentenced to si...
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