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  • Appeal following car scam in East Dorset

    10 February 2020
    Officers are issuing a warning to the public and appealing for anyone with information to come forward following a scam involving used cars in East Dorset. Dorset Police received a report at 5.32pm on Wednesday 5 February 2020 of criminal damage to a car...
  • Update – further arrest in connection with reported assault in Wimborne

    10 February 2020
    Officers investigating an alleged assault in Wimborne have made a second arrest. Dorset Police was called to a report of an altercation involving a number of people outside the Wimborne Kebab House in Eastbrook Row at around 1.15am on Saturday 2 November...
  • Man charged after couple targeted in alleged scam

    09 February 2020
    A man has been charged following an extensive investigation into an incident where a Bournemouth couple were reportedly scammed out of a significant amount of money. It was reported that the couple, aged in their 70s, were targeted by fraudsters through ...
  • Update following serious road traffic collision in Sixpenny Handley

    08 February 2020
    A woman who sustained life-threatening injuries during a collision in Sixpenny Handley has very sadly died. The collision happened at around 6pm on Saturday 1 February 2020 on the B3081 about 300m south of the Sixpenny Handley roundabout and involved a r...
  • Witness appeal after reported assault in Bournemouth

    08 February 2020
    Detectives investigating a reported assault in Bournemouth town centre are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 11.40pm on Friday 7 February 2020 it is reported that two teenage girls approached three women on a b...
  • Witness appeal after reported robbery in Ferndown

    07 February 2020
    Officers investigating a reported robbery in Ferndown are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At 10.04pm on Friday 31 January 2020 it was reported that two members of staff were locking up the premises of Betfred on Victor...
  • Family tribute to ‘loving young man’ killed in East Dorset collision

    07 February 2020
    The family of a young man who sadly died in a collision in East Dorset have issued a tribute to their loved one. At 10.38pm on Friday 24 January 2020 Dorset Police was called to an unnamed road running from Chalbury Common to Holt Forest to reports that ...
  • Update – alleged attempted robbery at post office in Bournemouth

    07 February 2020
    A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged attempted robbery and theft at a Bournemouth post office. At around 6.50am on Sunday 26 January 2020 Dorset Police was called to the Post Office in Tuckton Road following reports a male member of staf...
  • Update – man charged in connection with reported fraud offences in Bournemouth

    07 February 2020
    A man has been charged in connection with the alleged fraudulent use of a debit card in Bournemouth. It was reported that between 2pm and 3pm on Monday 30 December 2019 a work van was broken into on Tregonwell Road and the victim’s wallet and a Dew...
  • Witness appeal following sexual and physical assault in Weymouth

    06 February 2020
    Officers investigating an incident of sexual assault and physical assault against two people in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Some time between 3am and 4am on Sunday 2 February 2020 a man and a woman wer...
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