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  • Dorset Police celebrates local groups for National Neighbourhood Watch Week 2017

    16 June 2017
    Events will be taking place across the county from Saturday 17 June to Sunday 25 June 2017, led by local Neighbourhood and Home Watch groups. Neighbourhood Watch groups are independent, but work together closely with partners, including the police, fire ...
  • Summer drink and drug driving campaign – 12 people charged

    16 June 2017
    A further 12 people have now been charged with drink or drug driving offences as part of Dorset Police’s summer drink and drug driving campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Poole and Weymouth during June and July. A total of 19 people have...
  • Witness appeal after man stabbed in Poole

    16 June 2017
    Detectives investigating a stabbing in Poole are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. Officers were called at 12.35pm today, Friday 16 June 2017, to reports that a man had sustained stab wounds in Hatch Pond Road on the Nuffield Industrial Estate...
  • Photo appeal after burglary in Gillingham

    16 June 2017
    Police are appealing for information after a unique motorcycle frame was stolen during a garage burglary in Gillingham. The incident happened overnight between Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 June 2017 at an address on Bay Road. A number of items were stolen i...
  • Assault in Weymouth – witness appeal

    15 June 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Weymouth that left a man with a fracture to his skull. Officers were called at around 6.50pm on Saturday 10 June 2017 after a man was found with injuries in Gloucester Street. It was reporte...
  • Witness appeal following suspicious incident in Weymouth

    15 June 2017
    Officers investigating a suspicious incident in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 8pm on Sunday 11 June 2017 a 16-year-old girl was walking along the Rodwell Trail in the direction of Portland. As she reached the bridge tha...
  • Witness appeal after man found with serious injuries in Bournemouth

    15 June 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was found with life-threatening injuries in Bournemouth. At 12.32am yesterday, Wednesday 14 June 2017 the ambulance service called Dorset Police to inform them that a man had been found o...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury road traffic collision in West Parley

    14 June 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision that left a motorcyclist with a serious leg injury. Just before 6pm yesterday, Tuesday 13 June 2017, a collision occurred on Christchurch Road in West Parley, by the junction with Church La...
  • Update: Reported burglary at Bridport petrol station

    13 June 2017
    A man arrested in connection with a reported burglary at a Bridport petrol station has been released without charge. At around 10.49pm on Wednesday 3 May 2017 officers were called to reports of a till snatch at the Esso garage in East Road. A till tray, ...
  • Dorset Police asks for the public’s help in neighming its udderly awesome new crime fighting tractor!

    13 June 2017
    A tractor that has been given police branding is set to take to the fields of Dorset over the next year and Dorset Police is calling on the public’s help in naming it. Members of the public are encouraged to put forward name suggestions on the Dors...
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