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  • Investigation into reported rape near Wareham - update

    10 August 2018
    Detectives investigating a reported rape near Wareham are issuing an update. At 12.03pm on Tuesday 7 August 2018 Dorset Police received a report that an 18-year-old woman had been raped sometime between 10.30am and 11.30am by an unknown man in a wooded a...
  • Witness appeal following burglary in Weymouth

    10 August 2018
    Officers investigating a burglary in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. It was reported that between 7pm yesterday, Thursday 9 August 2018, and 12.45am today, Friday 10 August 2018, a break-in occurred at a h...
  • Family tribute following fatal collision in Crossways

    09 August 2018
    The family of a man who died in a road traffic collision in Crossways have paid tribute to him. Mark Coombs, 51 and from Weymouth, sadly died when his blue Aprilia motorcycle was involved in a collision with a black Land Rover Discovery at 2.42pm on Tues...
  • Update – man charged in connection with reported assault in Bournemouth

    09 August 2018
    A man has been charged and is due to appear in court in connection with a reported assault in Bournemouth. At 7.07pm on Thursday 2 August 2018 Dorset Police received a report from the ambulance service of an incident in Wimborne Road in the Kinson area o...
  • Update – further arrest in connection with fatal collision near Bere Regis

    09 August 2018
    A second man has been arrested in connection with a fatal collision near Bere Regis. At 4.40pm on Saturday 14 July 2018 Dorset Police was called to reports of a three-vehicle collision on the westbound lane of the A35 Dorchester bypass near Bere Regis, j...
  • Further update – reported rape of woman near Wareham

    09 August 2018
    A man who was arrested in connection with a reported rape of a woman near Wareham has been released under investigation. At 12.03pm on Tuesday 7 August 2018 Dorset Police received a report that an 18-year-old woman had been raped by an unknown man in a w...
  • Further arrests made following serious assault in Weymouth

    09 August 2018
    Detectives investigating a serious assault on a man in Weymouth have made two further arrests. Dorset Police was called at 10.31am on Saturday 4 August 2018 to a report that a man had been assaulted at an address in Bath Street in Weymouth and the offend...
  • Appeal for information after rogue traders target addresses in Dorset

    09 August 2018
    Detectives are appealing for information and urging residents to be vigilant following a series of incidents involving rogue traders in Dorset. A number of incidents have been reported across the county in recent weeks. On Tuesday 17 July 2018 a woman a...
  • Investigation launched following rape of woman near Wareham

    08 August 2018
    Detectives have launched an investigation following a report that a woman was raped near Wareham. At 12.03pm yesterday, Tuesday 7 August 2018, Dorset Police received a report that an 18-year-old woman had been raped by an unknown man in a wooded area off...
  • Update – man charged in connection with alleged firearms incident in Poole

    08 August 2018
    A man has been charged and is due to appear in court today, Wednesday 8 August 2018, in connection with an alleged firearms incident in Poole. Dorset Police was called to an address in Belben Road at 9.17pm on Monday 6 August 2018 to reports of a man wit...
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