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  • Update following reported serious collision in Bournemouth

    15 December 2017
    Two men are due appear in court in connection with a serious injury collision in Bournemouth. At 7pm on Sunday 2 July 2017 it was reported a serious injury road traffic collision between two cars occurred on the A347 Wimborne Road at the junction with th...
  • Witness appeal after suspicious incident in Dorchester

    15 December 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses after a suspicious incident in Dorchester. At around 8.40am on Wednesday 13 December 2017 a 14-year-old girl walked past Poundbury Village Stores along Cambridge Walk when she approached a black saloon or hatchback c...
  • Witness appeal following reported assault and theft in Dorchester

    15 December 2017
    Officers are appealing for any witnesses to come forward following a reported assault and theft incident in Dorchester. At around 2.08pm on Saturday 9 December 2017 a man was busking in South Street when it is reported that another man approached him, gr...
  • Witness appeal after boy dies following collision in Bournemouth

    13 December 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal collision in Bournemouth in which a young boy has sadly died. At 3.54pm today, Wednesday 13 December 2017, Dorset Police was called to reports of a very serious collision involving a ...
  • Appeal after street robbery in Weymouth

    13 December 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information from the public after a man was robbed Weymouth. At about 10.05pm on Monday 11 December 2017, the victim was followed by a group of men as he walked along King Street and into Ranelagh Road. Two of...
  • Update - appeal following alleged serious assault in Bournemouth

    13 December 2017
    Officers investigating an alleged serious assault outside a nightclub in Bournemouth have released a man under investigation. Dorset Police received a report at 2.19am on Tuesday 12 December 2017 of a serious assault outside Halo nightclub on Exeter Road...
  • Dorset Police lifts lid on Bournemouth policing in social media campaign

    13 December 2017
    As part of a safety campaign, the Force will be offering members of the public a unique insight into what policing on a Friday night in Bournemouth town centre involves.  Dorset Police is issuing advice around safety in the night-time economy, which form...
  • Further update after photo appeal following reported sexual assault in Wimborne

    13 December 2017
    A man who came forward following a photo appeal issued in connection with a reported sexual assault in Wimborne will face no further action. Following the appeal a 32-year-old man from Poole came forward to police and was spoken to voluntarily. No arrest...
  • Finance industry, Police and Trading Standards unite in Dorset to tackle fraud

    13 December 2017
    Ground breaking rapid response scheme - the Banking Protocol - means local branch staff can alert police and Trading Standards to suspected frauds taking place. The scheme was launched in Dorset in June 2017. Since then almost £140,000 of fraud has...
  • Witness appeal following serious collision in Shaftesbury

    12 December 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious collision in Shaftesbury. At 1.26pm today, Tuesday 12 December 2017, a two vehicle collision occurred on Salisbury Road near to the junction with Greenacre Way involving a black Hyu...
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