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  • Witness appeal following burglary in Poole

    03 February 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a burglary in Poole - with images being released of some of the stolen items. Sometime between Tuesday 10 January and Tuesday 28 January 2017 offenders gained access to a property in The Aven...
  • Dorset Police is recruiting for more officers

    03 February 2017
    As of Monday 6 February, Dorset Police will be launching recruitment for police constables. Recruitment will run until Monday 13 February 2017. While final numbers will depend on Force demand, Dorset Police intends to recruit for approximately 80 new off...
  • Cross border operation targets criminals in rural Dorset

    02 February 2017
    A proactive operation aimed at tackling rural crime across three counties took place over the weekend. Officers from Dorset, Hampshire and Avon & Somerset joined forces for the operation which ran between 6pm on Saturday 28 January and 2am on Sunday ...
  • UPDATE: Man and woman released without charge following attempted robbery in Bournemouth

    02 February 2017
    A man and woman have been released without charge following an attempted robbery in Bournemouth. The incident happened at around 2.45am on Sunday 7 August 2016 along Old Christchurch Road in the town. The victim, a 48-year-old man from Surrey, was repor...
  • Appeal after two lambs decapitated near Dorchester

    02 February 2017
    Police are appealing for information after two lambs were decapitated on farmland to the east of Dorchester. A headless two-month old lamb was discovered on the morning of Tuesday 31 January 2017. A second lamb was found decapitated in a similar locatio...
  • Witness appeal after elderly woman tied up and burgled in Christchurch home

    02 February 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman was tied up and burgled in her own home in Christchurch. The incident happened at around 9.30pm on Wednesday 1 February 2017 in the Oak Avenue area when the victim heard a knock at her front d...
  • Witness appeal after man shot in leg with air rifle in Poole

    01 February 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was shot in the leg with an air rifle in Poole. The incident happened at around 5.20pm on Monday 30 January 2017 along Rossmore Road near to the junction with Brixey Road. It was reported that the victi...
  • Charges following a reported armed robbery in Bournemouth

    01 February 2017
    Detectives have today charged three people in relation to a reported armed robbery at a jewellers in Bournemouth. At 4.27pm on Tuesday 31 January 2017 officers were called to reports of an armed robbery at Franses Jewellers on Westover Road in Bournemout...
  • UPDATE: Owner of mobility scooter found

    31 January 2017
    Officers have located the owner of an abandoned mobility scooter in Poole. Police received a call at around 2pm, Thursday 26 January 2017, reporting that a mobility scooter had been found close to the water’s edge near the Twin Sails Bridge on the ...
  • Witness appeal following alleged burglary in Weymouth

    31 January 2017
    Detectives investigating an alleged burglary at a restaurant in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Officers were called at 10.49am on Sunday 29 January 2017 to reports of a burglary at Jasmine Restaurant in Dorchester Road. A quantity ...
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