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  • Man released without charge following reported rape in Blandford

    12 September 2017
    A man who was arrested by detectives investigating a reported rape in Blandford has been released without charge. At 5.14am on Sunday 27 August 2017, Dorset Police received a report of an incident, which happened near to Hawkers Close. A 21-year-old man...
  • Investigation underway following death of woman at Bestival

    11 September 2017
    An investigation is underway following the death of a woman at Bestival. Officers at the event were alerted just before 1am today, Monday 11 September 2017, to reports of a concern for welfare of a 25-year-old woman from London who had attended the festi...
  • Death of man off Portland - update

    11 September 2017
    Detectives investigating the death of a man who was pulled from the sea off Portland have issued an update. At 12.45pm yesterday, Sunday 10 September 2017, Dorset Police was contacted by HM Coastguard following reports that they had rescued a man from th...
  • Investigation launched following death of man off Portland

    10 September 2017
    An investigation is underway following the death of a man who was pulled from the sea off Portland. At 12.45pm today, Sunday 10 September 2017, Dorset Police was contacted by HM Coastguard following reports that they had rescued a man from the water nea...
  • Woman charged in connection with fatal collision in Blandford

    08 September 2017
    A woman has been charged in connection with a fatal collision in Blandford in which a three-year-old girl died. At 7.52am on Thursday 24 August 2017 Dorset Police was informed by the ambulance service of the collision between a white Ford Transit van and...
  • Update – appeal after alleged robbery in Christchurch

    08 September 2017
    A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged robbery in Christchurch. An investigation was launched after the incident in the Oak Avenue area on the morning of Wednesday 1 February 2017. It was reported that a woman aged in her 80s had been tie...
  • Police operation targets cross-border crime in Dorset

    08 September 2017
    Officers in Dorset have been targeting criminals who commit crime across county borders in a proactive operation alongside partners over the last couple of weeks. Dorset Police's Rural Crime Team and East Dorset Neighbourhood Policing Team joined forces ...
  • Arson investigation in Bournemouth - witness appeal

    07 September 2017
    Detectives investigating a suspected arson and burglary in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police was called at 3.21am today, Thursday 7 September 2017, by the fire service to a report of a prope...
  • Witness appeal following criminal damage in Wimborne

    07 September 2017
    Officers investigating an incident of criminal damage at a Wimborne pre-school are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. It was reported that between 4.30pm and 6.30pm on Sunday 3 September 2017 a group of teenagers had gained access to ...
  • Man charged in connection with alleged assault in Bournemouth

    06 September 2017
    A man has been charged in connection with an alleged assault in Bournemouth. Officers were called at 10.27pm on Monday 4 September 2017 to reports of an assault in an alleyway off Christchurch Road near to Corpus Christi Church. A woman, aged in her 20s...
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