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  • Appeal for witnesses after robbery in Weymouth

    23 October 2018
    Officers in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses following a robbery. The incident happened at the junction of Abbotsbury Road and Weymouth Way at around 10am on Saturday 20 October 2018. The victim - a local man aged in his 40s - was driving his blue F...
  • Appeal after explosion at house in Poole

    22 October 2018
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following an explosion at a property in Poole. Dorset Police was called at 1.47pm today, Monday 22 October 2018, to the address in Sterte Road. The explosion had caused the...
  • Update – man due in court in connection with road traffic collision in Poole

    22 October 2018
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a serious injury road traffic collision in Poole. At around 9.55pm on Thursday 14 June 2018 a collision occurred at the junction of Wimborne Road and Dorchester Road involving a silver Renault Megane Sce...
  • Further update – investigation into death of man near Blandford

    19 October 2018
    One of two men arrested in connection with the death of a man at a farm near Blandford has been released from under investigation. At 8.25pm on Friday 28 September 2018 Dorset Police received a report that a 25-year-old local man had sustained serious in...
  • Witness appeal following theft of metal in Weymouth

    19 October 2018
    Officers investigating the theft of metal from a construction site in Weymouth are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. It was reported that a large amount of scrap wire and lead had been taken from a construction site at Newton’s...
  • Witness appeal following knifepoint robbery in Shaftesbury

    18 October 2018
    Detectives have launched an investigation into a knifepoint robbery at a store in Shaftesbury and are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 6.10am today, Thursday 18 October 2018, Dorset Police received a report of a robbery at the Co-Op sto...
  • Dorset follows national trend as figures show a rise in crime

    18 October 2018
    Dorset has seen an eight per cent increase in reported crime, according to the statistics released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) for the 12 month period until June 2018. The rise in reported crime in the county compares to a national ...
  • Over £23,000 of drugs and cash have been seized in a week of action against ‘county line’ drug dealing networks in Dorset

    18 October 2018
    Between the 8 and 14 October Dorset Police and partner agencies began a period of intensive law enforcement activity focusing on reducing county lines networks operating within Dorset.   County lines is the name given to urban drug dealers expanding their...
  • Update - photo appeal after reported burglary in Bournemouth

    18 October 2018
    A man has come forward following a photo appeal issued in connection with a reported burglary in Bournemouth. The incident happened on Saturday 1 September 2018 when the victims - two women aged in their 20s - left the address of one of the women in Lowt...
  • Reported careless driving incident in Wareham – case due at court

    17 October 2018
    A man has been issued with a postal requisition in connection with an alleged careless driving incident in Wareham. At 6.11pm on Friday 6 April 2018 a Nissan Navara was seen being driven from South Street into Trinity Lane in what was reported to be a ca...
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