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  • Warn vulnerable members of the community about fraud this Christmas

    08 December 2017
    As part of this year’s Christmas campaign, Dorset Police is reminding the public to be aware of fraud and spread the word. Christmas can offer fraudsters increased opportunities to trick people. Unfortunately fraud is often targeted at vulnerable and elde...
  • Two men due in court in connection with alleged stabbing in Bournemouth

    08 December 2017
    Detectives investigating an incident in which a man was reportedly stabbed in Bournemouth have charged two men. The incident happened at around 8pm on Monday 4 December 2017 at the junction of Lydford Road and Lydford Gardens. A Bournemouth man aged in ...
  • Special constables unite to target rural crime

    08 December 2017
    Special constables from across Dorset Police, Devon & Cornwall Police and Hampshire Constabulary joined forces to target rural crime in a weekend of proactive patrols. The cross-border operation saw officers proactively patrol rural areas surrounding...
  • Christmas drink and drug driving campaign – 10 people charged

    08 December 2017
    Ten people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences so far as part of Dorset Police’s Christmas drink and drug driving campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Poole and Weymouth during December 2017 and January 2018. The campaig...
  • Witness appeal following reported stabbing in Bournemouth

    06 December 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a reported stabbing in Bournemouth. At 6.37am today, Wednesday 6 December 2017, officers were called to a disturbance at an address in Crabton Close Road. It is reported that a man armed w...
  • Street robbery in Bournemouth - witness appeal

    06 December 2017
    Detectives are appealing for information after a man was robbed in Bournemouth. The incident happened just before 1am today, Wednesday 6 December 2017, on Lowther Road. The victim - a 40-year-old local man - withdrew cash from a cashpoint outside Tesco ...
  • Arrests made after man reportedly stabbed in Bournemouth

    06 December 2017
    Detectives investigating an incident in which a man was reportedly stabbed in Bournemouth have arrested two men. The incident happened at around 8pm on Monday 4 December 2017 at the junction of Lydford Road and Lydford Gardens. A Bournemouth man aged in...
  • Man due in court in connection with alleged assault in Christchurch

    06 December 2017
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with an alleged assault in Christchurch. It was reported that at around 1.30am on Monday 26 June 2017 the victim, a Christchurch man aged in his 30s, was assaulted when he was walking on Arthur Road, near to ...
  • Witness appeal following fail-to-stop collision in North Dorset

    06 December 2017
    Officers investigating a fail-to-stop collision in North Dorset are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 10.45am on Wednesday 29 November 2017 a collision occurred on Sackmore Lane in Marnhull involving a pedestri...
  • Witness appeal after robbery in Bournemouth car park

    05 December 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a robbery in a car park in Bournemouth. The incident happened at around 11pm on Monday 4 December 2017 in the Bath Road South car park. The victim - a man aged in his 20s - was sitting in his car when he was ...