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  • Update – cyclist injured after falling from bike in Studland

    29 August 2017
    Officers investigating reports that a woman was injured after falling from her bike in Studland have been assisted by witnesses coming forward. At around 10.40pm on Saturday 12 August 2017 it was reported that a cyclist had fallen off her bike on Ferry R...
  • Appeal for witnesses following fatal collision near Beaminster

    28 August 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal road traffic collision near Beaminster. At around 2.30pm today, Monday 28 August 2017, Dorset Police was informed by the ambulance service of the collision near the Mosterton crossroa...
  • Witness appeal following rape in Blandford

    27 August 2017
    Detectives investigating a rape in Blandford are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received the report at 5.14am today, Sunday 27 August 2017, but it is believed the incident happened at around 4.15am. It...
  • Arrest following reported rape in Blandford

    27 August 2017
    Detectives investigating a reported rape in Blandford have arrested a man. At 5.14am today, Sunday 27 August 2017, Dorset Police was informed of the incident, which happened near to Hawkers Close. This evening, a 21-year-old man from Blandford has been ...
  • Little girl dies following road traffic collision in Blandford

    26 August 2017
    A little girl involved in a road traffic collision in Blandford this week has sadly died last night. At 7.52am on Thursday 24 August 2017 Dorset Police was informed by the ambulance service of the collision between a white Ford Transit van and a silver V...
  • Two men die in light aircraft crash at Compton Abbas Airfield near Shaftesbury

    26 August 2017
    It has been confirmed that two men have died in a crash of a light aircraft east of Compton Abbas Airfield near Shaftesbury. At 9.28am today, Saturday 26 August 2017, it was reported to Dorset Police that the Tiger Moth had come down and smoke was seen. ...
  • Statement regarding AFC Bournemouth football game against Manchester City

    26 August 2017
    Today, Saturday 26 August 2017, Manchester City scored a winning goal during the last minute of the AFC Bournemouth Premiership fixture. The goal was followed by excited celebrations where a number of Manchester City supporters encroached on to the pitch...
  • Update – alleged serious assault in Bournemouth

    25 August 2017
    Two men arrested in connection with an alleged serious assault in Bournemouth town centre have been released without charge. Officers were called at 6.26am on Friday 18 August 2017 to reports of a serious assault on a 19-year-old man in Old Christchurch ...
  • Dorset Police name those caught drink driving during summer campaign

    25 August 2017
    A total of 38 people have been convicted of drink driving related offences during June by Dorset Police as part of a summer crackdown.    A total of 607 breath tests were carried out by officers during the summer campaign, which ran between 1 June 2017 an...
  • Update – man charged following alleged shoplifting in Gillingham

    24 August 2017
    A man has been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged shoplifting incident in Gillingham. It was reported that at around 1.30pm on Saturday 19 August 2017 a man entered the Mole Country Stores in Station Road and stole a ladies Barbour Beadne...
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