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  • Witness appeal following phone scam in Highcliffe

    02 February 2018
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and urging residents to remain vigilant following a series of phone scams in East Dorset. Four incidents were reported to Dorset Police on Wednesday 31 January and Thursday 1 February 2018 by residents living in Hig...
  • Update – appeal following theft of cash at supermarket in Gillingham

    02 February 2018
    A man has admitted taking cash that was left by a woman at a self-service checkout at a supermarket in Gillingham. Dorset Police received a report at around 1.30pm on Saturday 23 December 2017 from a local woman aged in her 60s, who had requested £...
  • Public appeal following theft of statue and furniture in Christchurch

    02 February 2018
    Officers investigating the theft of a statue and rare items of furniture in Christchurch are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. The bronze stag statue, which is almost life size, and a double seat and small table carved from a mango t...
  • Man charged in connection with alleged street robbery in Bournemouth

    02 February 2018
    A man has been charged in connection to an alleged street robbery in Bournemouth. The incident was reported to have happened at around 9pm on Wednesday 17 January 2018 on Christchurch Road near the junction with Wharncliffe Road. It was reported that th...
  • Update – appeal for information following reported sheep worrying incident near Swanage

    01 February 2018
    The owner of a dog involved in a reported sheep worrying incident near Swanage has come forward. At around 1.10pm on Sunday 14 January 2018 Dorset Police received a report of an incident involving a dog attacking sheep in the area of Hillbottom near Wort...
  • Update – witness appeal following alleged affray in Weymouth

    01 February 2018
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a reported disturbance in Weymouth. At around 12.30pm on Saturday 2 September 2017 Dorset Police was alerted by colleagues from the British Transport Police to reports of a disturbance in Ranelagh Road n...
  • Update - man arrested in connection with reported theft of bicycle in Wareham

    01 February 2018
    A man has been arrested in connection with the alleged theft of a bicycle in Wareham. At around 4.10pm on Friday 25 August 2017 a black Corrello mountain bike was reportedly stolen from Greens Barn. The bike was recovered in September 2017 and returned ...
  • Witness appeal following report of assault in Weymouth

    31 January 2018
    Officers investigating reports of an assault in Weymouth are appealing for the alleged victims or any witnesses to come forward. At 3.30am on Tuesday 30 January 2018 police were called to Actors Bar in Maiden Street following reports that two women had b...
  • Appeal for witnesses following reported suspicious incident in Wimborne

    31 January 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses following reports of a suspicious incident in Wimborne. A local woman aged in her 20s was walking in School Lane at around 4.40pm on Monday 22 January 2018 with her 18-month-old child in a pushchair and two other chil...
  • Update – witness appeal following alleged street robbery in Bournemouth

    30 January 2018
    A second man has been arrested in connection with an alleged street robbery in Bournemouth. It was reported that at around 8.30am on Sunday 16 July 2017 a group of four boys and two girls - all aged around 16 years old - were playing football in Kings Pa...
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