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  • Witness appeal following reports of a rape on Weymouth beach

    06 July 2017
    Detectives investigating reports of a rape on Weymouth beach are appealing for a potential witness to come forward. At around 4.15am on Tuesday 4 July 2017, officers were called to The Esplanade following the report of a sexual assault on a local woman a...
  • Indecent exposure incidents in Dorchester - renewed appeal to find offender

    05 July 2017
    Detectives have launched a renewed TV public appeal to identify a sex offender who indecently exposed himself to women in the Dorchester area over a four-year period. The offences occurred between 8.26pm and 7.54am in the hours of darkness between Februa...
  • Appeal following reported attempted sexual assault in Bournemouth

    04 July 2017
    Detectives investigating a report of an attempted sexual assault in Bournemouth are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. Officers would also like to speak to anyone who may have encountered the suspect on the night in question when out ...
  • Witness appeal after report of sexual assault in Bournemouth

    31 May 2017
    Detectives are appealing for information after reports that a woman was sexually assaulted in Bournemouth. A 19-year-old local woman was walking in Coach House Place under the A338 flyover when she was reportedly grabbed by an unknown man, pulled to the ...
  • Witness appeal following indecent exposure in Weymouth

    18 May 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an indecent exposure incident in Weymouth. At around 7.39am yesterday, Wednesday 17 May 2017, a local teenage girl was walking along Norfolk Road, between the junctions of Sussex Road and Dev...
  • Update: Man released without charge following rape investigation in Bournemouth

    31 March 2017
    A man arrested in connection with an allegation of rape in Bournemouth has been released without charge. An investigation was launched into an incident in the early hours of Sunday 9 October 2016 at an address in the town centre. A 25-year-old Verwood m...
  • UPDATE: Man released without charge following sexual assault in Poole

    20 March 2017
    A man arrested in connection with a sexual assault in Poole has been released from bail without charge. Officers were called to Jellicoe Close off Constitution Hill at around 3.55pm on Wednesday 25 January 2017 following reports a man approached a woman ...
  • Witness appeal following sexual assault in Poole

    13 March 2017
    Officers investigating a sexual assault at Poole bus station are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 5pm on Monday 6 March 2017 a 16-year-old girl was at the station waiting to catch the number 17 bus when she was approached by an unknown ...
  • Witness appeal following potentially sexually motivated assault in Bournemouth

    03 March 2017
    Officers investigating a potentially sexually motivated assault in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. The incident happened at approximately 7.35pm on Wednesday 1 March 2017. The victim - a 21-year-old l...
  • UPDATE: Man released without charge following rape in Weymouth town centre

    17 February 2017
    A man has been released from police bail without charge following a rape in Weymouth town centre. At around 2am on Tuesday 1 November 2016, Dorset Police was called to a disturbance at an address in Great George Street. Officers attended and it was repo...
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