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  • Witness appeal following fatal road traffic collision in Highcliffe

    10 July 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam to come forward as they investigate 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, n...
  • Man sentenced after killing his elderly step-grandfather in Poole

    10 July 2020
    A man has been sentenced to a hospital order after admitting to killing his 82-year-old step-grandfather Charles Taylor in Poole. Matty Locks, 28 and of Ashley Road in Poole, pleaded guilty at a previous hearing on Monday 24 June 2019 to manslaughter on ...
  • Update in relation to reported public order incident in Christchurch

    10 July 2020
    A man has come forward following a public appeal in relation to an alleged public order incident in Christchurch. The incident occurred at around 5.10pm on Thursday 25 June 2020 in the area of River Way. The victim - a man aged in his 60s - reportedly sa...
  • Shoplifting in Wareham – CCTV appeal

    10 July 2020
    Officers investigating a shoplifting at a store in Wareham are issuing CCTV images of the suspect. At around 8.50pm on Wednesday 24 June 2020 a man entered the Co-op store in North Street and made off without paying for £170-worth of items. Sergea...
  • Bournemouth murder investigation – latest update

    09 July 2020
    A teenager has appeared at Crown Court in connection with the ongoing investigation into the death of James Cutting in Bournemouth. Local man Mr Cutting, 31, sadly died after being found with stab wounds in Boscombe Chine Gardens on the evening of Tuesda...
  • CCTV appeal following taxi bilking in Bournemouth

    09 July 2020
    Officers are issuing CCTV images of the suspect as they investigate a taxi bilking incident in Bournemouth. The victim picked up a man in their taxi on the evening of Thursday 25 June 2020 in Springbourne and took them to the Hamworthy area before then d...
  • Update – teenager arrested in connection with reported robbery in Bournemouth

    08 July 2020
    A teenage boy has been arrested in connection with a reported robbery in Bournemouth. The incident occurred at around 1.20am on Saturday 23 May 2020. It was reported that the victim, a boy aged in his late teens, was walking through an alleyway between H...
  • Update – search in Bournemouth for missing man

    08 July 2020
    Officers searching for a man who went missing in Bournemouth are pleased to confirm he has been found safe and well. Miles Thomas Bedford had been reported missing at 4.27am on Wednesday 8 July 2020 after having been in phone contact with his family a sh...
  • Police and partners taking action to tackle anti-social behaviour in Lyme Regis

    07 July 2020
    Officers in Lyme Regis are working with local partners in response to repeated reports of anti-social behaviour in Langmoor Gardens. Dorset Police has received a number of reports from residents in the area over recent weeks relating to young people gath...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Bournemouth

    07 July 2020
    Detectives investigating an assault in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 8.10pm on Saturday 4 July 2020 the victim - a man aged in his 20s - was walking along Meyrick Road with another man when ...
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