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  • Witness appeal after arson at a Christchurch play park

    22 February 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses after an arson incident at a play park in Christchurch. The incident happened at around 7.25pm on Tuesday 14 February 2017 at a park in The Quomps on Wick Lane. A children's play boat was set deliberately on fire causi...
  • Family tribute following fatal collision in Bournemouth

    22 February 2017
    The cyclist who died in a fatal collision in Bournemouth has been named by his family as Gordon Randall. At around 3.45pm on Saturday 18 February 2017 it was reported that a collision occurred between a bicycle - being ridden by Mr Randall - and a white ...
  • Witness appeal following burglary at business in Dorchester

    22 February 2017
    Officers in Dorchester are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a burglary at a business in the town. Sometime between 6.30pm on Tuesday 21 February and 7.30am today, Wednesday 22 February 2017, offenders gained access to Casterbridge Chirop...
  • UPDATE - Man arrested following reported threats toward mother and child in Blandford

    22 February 2017
    Officers investigating an incident in which a man reportedly made sexually-motivated threats toward a mother and child in Blandford have made an arrest. The incident happened at around 3.10pm on Monday 13 February 2017 on West Street. It is alleged a ma...
  • Witness appeal following burglaries at a salon in Dorchester

    21 February 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following two burglaries at a salon in Dorchester. The first incident occurred sometime between 6pm on Thursday 16 February and 9am on Friday 17 February 2017 at Pzazz Hair an...
  • Arrest made after alleged aggravated burglary in Christchurch

    20 February 2017
    Detectives have made an arrest in relation to an alleged aggravated burglary where an elderly woman was reportedly 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 ...
  • Witness appeal after reported second hand car scam in East Dorset

    20 February 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses after a reported scam involving second hand cars in East Dorset. Police received a call at 8.29pm on Sunday 12 February 2017 reporting criminal damage to a car at an address in St Ives near Ringwood. It is alleged th...
  • Witness appeal following fatal collision in Bournemouth

    19 February 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal collision in Bournemouth. At around 3.45pm on Saturday 18 February 2017 it was reported that a collision occurred between a bicycle and a white Mitsubishi L200 that was parked in the ...
  • Dedicated rural and town neighbourhood policing comes to North Dorset

    17 February 2017
    Neighbourhood Policing Teams (NPTs) in North Dorset are being restructured to better meet the differing needs of rural and town areas. Previously, the teams were organised based on location alone and covered both the town and rural areas of Gillingham, S...
  • Bournemouth hoteliers invited to Hotel Watch launch

    17 February 2017
    Hotel Watch has been operating in the town and surrounding areas since 2015 but will be formally launched at the beginning of March. Hotel Watch is a joint initiative between Dorset Police and the hotel community in Bournemouth to share information, inte...
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