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  • New Chief Constable takes up role at Dorset Police

    06 April 2018
    Dorset Police’s new Chief Constable has officially taken up his post. James Vaughan began his new role on Saturday 7 April 2018, taking over from retiring Chief Constable Debbie Simpson. He said: “I consider it an honour and privilege to tak...
  • Appeal for witnesses following assault in Bournemouth

    08 April 2018
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following an assault in Bournemouth. The incident happened at approximately 3.25am on Saturday 7 April 2018 on Old Christchurch Road. The victim - a 16-year-old local boy ...
  • Appeal for witnesses following reported assault in Weymouth

    06 April 2018
    Officers investigating the reported assault of two men in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. It was reported that an altercation involving a group of people occurred at around 6.10am on Sunday 1 April 2018 outside Boombox night club on...
  • E-fit appeal after indecent exposure near Dorchester

    05 April 2018
    Officers investigating an indecent exposure near Dorchester are releasing an e-fit of the suspect. The incident happened at around 10.15am on Saturday 17 March 2018 as the victim - a woman aged in her 50s - was walking her dog in Puddletown Forest. She ...
  • Appeal following reported serious assault and criminal damage in Poole

    04 April 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a reported serious assault and criminal damage incident in Poole. At 10.06pm on Wednesday 4 April 2018, Dorset Police received a report of a man banging on the door of an address in Dale Clos...
  • Update on reported serious assault and criminal damage in Poole

    05 April 2018
    A man arrested in relation to a reported serious assault and criminal damage incident in Poole has been detained under the Mental Health Act. At 10.06pm on Wednesday 4 April 2018, Dorset Police received a report of a man banging on the door of an address...
  • Update – appeal following reported attempted knifepoint robbery in Christchurch

    05 April 2018
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported attempted knifepoint robbery at a convenience store in Christchurch. At 8.35pm on Monday 15 January 2018 it was reported that a man entered the Nisa store in Marlow Drive and demanded money from the t...
  • Woman arrested after reported robbery in Bournemouth

    05 April 2018
    Officers have made an arrest after a woman on a mobility scooter was reportedly robbed in Bournemouth. The victim - a vulnerable woman aged in her 70s - was riding her mobility scooter along Carbery Avenue at around 4.15pm yesterday, Wednesday 4 April 20...
  • Witness appeal following road rage incident in Weymouth

    04 April 2018
    Officers investigating a road rage incident in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The incident occurred at around 10.40am on Monday 2 April 2018 at the Wessex roundabout, which connects the B3157 Granby Way, ...
  • Man charged following alleged distraction burglary in West Moors

    04 April 2018
    Detectives have charged a man with burglary after it was alleged an elderly couple were conned out of their life savings in West Moors. It was reported that at around midday on Monday 5 February 2018 three men attended their address on Pinehurst Road all...