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  • Public asked to be vigilant on heritage crime

    25 May 2018
    Dorset Police is asking members of the public to be vigilant on heritage crime. Heritage crime is defined as any offence involving the damage or loss to the historic environment, including all offences involving cultural property. Offences include illeg...
  • Update – witness appeal after reports of shots being fired in Weymouth

    24 May 2018
    A man has been arrested in connection with an incident where shots were reportedly fired in Weymouth. Dorset Police received a report at 5.53pm on Tuesday 22 May 2018 of shots being fired - possibly from an air weapon - in Marsh Road near to the Asda sup...
  • Update – men released without charge following alleged serious assault in Poole

    24 May 2018
    Four men arrested in connection with an alleged serious assault in Poole have been released without charge. An investigation was launched following an incident at Sterte Close at around 2.20am on Monday 9 October 2017. Emergency services attended and tw...
  • Witness appeal after reports of shots being fired in Weymouth

    23 May 2018
    Detectives are appealing for anyone with information to come forward after reports of shots being fired in Weymouth. Dorset Police received a report at 5.53pm yesterday, Tuesday 22 May 2018, of shots being fired - possibly from an air weapon - in Marsh R...
  • Update – man due in court following reported robbery in Bournemouth

    22 May 2018
    A man is due to appear in court charged in connection with a reported robbery on an elderly man in Westbourne. It is reported that at around 1.15pm on Saturday 19 May 2018 an elderly couple was walking along Poole Road toward Bournemouth and then left in...
  • Witness appeal following reported assault in Poole

    22 May 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information in relation to a reported assault in Poole to come forward. At 10.40pm on Thursday 17 May 2018 officers were called to reports of a group of people fighting in the bar area of the Lighthouse...
  • Update in appeal following incident at Lodmoor Country Park

    22 May 2018
    Officers investigating an incident in which it is alleged that a man threatened a member of the public with a knife at a Weymouth country park have made an arrest. At 4.48pm on Friday 18 May 2018 Dorset Police was called to reports of a man with a Swiss ...
  • Update – man arrested in connection with reported serious assault in Bournemouth

    21 May 2018
    A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged serious assault in Bournemouth. It was reported that at around 1.30pm on Friday 16 March 2018 a 46-year-old local man was walking into Denmark Road from Castle Road when another man walked past him an...
  • Update – men released without charge following alleged assault in Weymouth

    21 May 2018
    Two men arrested in connection with an alleged assault in Weymouth have been released without charge. Sometime after 2.30pm on Sunday 7 January 2018 it was reported that a serious assault occurred in Carlton Road North when a local man aged in his 30s wa...
  • Update to investigation following reported assault in Christchurch

    21 May 2018
    Three men arrested in connection with a reported serious assault in the Christchurch area have been released from investigation without charge. Shortly before 10.15pm on Thursday 1 March 2018 Dorset Police received a report of an altercation involving fo...
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