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  • Update on reported serious assault and criminal damage in Poole

    05 April 2018
    A man arrested in relation to a reported serious assault and criminal damage incident in Poole has been detained under the Mental Health Act. At 10.06pm on Wednesday 4 April 2018, Dorset Police received a report of a man banging on the door of an address...
  • Update – appeal following reported attempted knifepoint robbery in Christchurch

    05 April 2018
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported attempted knifepoint robbery at a convenience store in Christchurch. At 8.35pm on Monday 15 January 2018 it was reported that a man entered the Nisa store in Marlow Drive and demanded money from the t...
  • Woman arrested after reported robbery in Bournemouth

    05 April 2018
    Officers have made an arrest after a woman on a mobility scooter was reportedly robbed in Bournemouth. The victim - a vulnerable woman aged in her 70s - was riding her mobility scooter along Carbery Avenue at around 4.15pm yesterday, Wednesday 4 April 20...
  • Witness appeal following road rage incident in Weymouth

    04 April 2018
    Officers investigating a road rage incident in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The incident occurred at around 10.40am on Monday 2 April 2018 at the Wessex roundabout, which connects the B3157 Granby Way, ...
  • Man charged following alleged distraction burglary in West Moors

    04 April 2018
    Detectives have charged a man with burglary after it was alleged an elderly couple were conned out of their life savings in West Moors. It was reported that at around midday on Monday 5 February 2018 three men attended their address on Pinehurst Road all...
  • Witness appeal after attempted rape in Poole

    03 April 2018
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after an attempted rape in Poole. The incident occurred at around 8pm on Monday 2 April 2018 in Sherborn open space near to the junction of Verity Crescent and Adastral Road in Canford Heath. The victim - a woman a...
  • Update – woman due in court in connection with reported assault in Weymouth

    03 April 2018
    A woman is due to appear in court in connection with a reported assault in Weymouth. At 3.30am on Tuesday 30 January 2018 Dorset Police was called to Actors Bar in Maiden Street following reports that two women had been punched in the face. Officers att...
  • Dorset Police recognises long service and policing excellence at awards ceremony

    03 April 2018
    Officers and staff have been recognised for their exceptional contribution to keeping Dorset safe at an awards ceremony. The ceremony, held at Queen Elizabeth’s School in Wimborne on Thursday 29 March 2018, saw a number of awards presented to recipients ...
  • Update - witness appeal following attempted rape in Bournemouth

    03 April 2018
    Detectives investigating an attempted rape offence in Bournemouth say a significant witness they were trying to trace has come forward. Sometime between 1.45am and 2.30am on Saturday 13 January 2018 an attempted rape occurred in an address in Wimborne Ro...
  • Attempted robbery in Weymouth - witness appeal

    03 April 2018
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses following an attempted street robbery in Weymouth. The incident happened at around 6.50am on Sunday 1 April 2018 on Dorchester Road at the junction of Carlton Road South. The victim - a local man aged in his 20s - ...
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