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  • Man released without charge following alleged sexual assault in Bournemouth

    24 July 2017
    A man arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault in Bournemouth has been released without charge. Officers launched an investigation following a report that a woman had been assault in Coach House Place at around 5.15pm on Friday 26 May 2017. ...
  • Man released without charge following reported arsons in Weymouth

    24 July 2017
    A man arrested in connection with two reported arsons at an industrial estate in Weymouth has been released without charged. An investigation was launched following reports of fires at units in Albany Road on the Granby Industrial Estate on the night of ...
  • UPDATE: Renewed appeal following alleged assault on Portland

    24 July 2017
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault on Portland have arrested a fifth person. At 4.40am on Saturday 22 July 2017 Dorset Police received a report that several people entered an address on Fortuneswell which contained a number of men and threatened...
  • Renewed appeal following alleged assault on Portland

    23 July 2017
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault on Portland are renewing their appeal for anyone with information to come forward as they are looking for a possible injured person. At 4.40am on Saturday 22 July 2017 Dorset Police received a report that sever...
  • Witness appeal following alleged assault on Portland

    22 July 2017
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault on Portland are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. At 4.40am on Saturday 22 July 2017 Dorset Police received a report that several people entered an address on Fortuneswell whi...
  • Residents urged to secure their homes after spate of burglaries

    21 July 2017
    Householders are being urged to secure their homes after burglaries increase due to 50 per cent of victims leaving doors and windows open. Figures show that between April to June this year, dwelling burglaries increased by 16 per cent across the county w...
  • Normal service resumes following Dorset Police's 101 phoneline fault

    20 July 2017
    Dorset Police's 101 phoneline has resumed a normal service following a technical fault. The issue was reported to police at around 1pm today, Thursday 20 July 2017. It was fixed at around 2.45pm. The technical fault did not affect the emergency number 9...
  • Dorset follows national trend as predicted rise in crime is reported

    20 July 2017
    Dorset has seen an 8% increase in reported crime, according to statistics for the full financial year from April 2016 to March 2017 that have been released by the Office for National Statistics today (Thursday 20 July). The rise follows predictions made ...
  • Witness appeal after assault at event in Poole

    19 July 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted at an event in Poole. The incident occurred at around midnight between Friday 7 July and Saturday 8 July 2017 at the Sand Polo event on Sandbanks beach. The victim -a 19-year-old Bournemou...
  • Man charged in relation to sexual assault investigation

    19 July 2017
    Detectives have charged a man following a report of a sexual assault in Bournemouth. An investigation was launched following a report that a man had tried to kiss a 19-year-old woman and go into a house with her in the Bearwood area in the early hours of...
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