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  • UPDATE: Photo appeal following reported sexual assault in Wimborne

    14 November 2017
    A man has come forward following a photo appeal issued in connection with a reported sexual assault in Wimborne. The victim, a local woman aged in her 40s, was out drinking with friends in Wimborne on the night of Saturday 4 November 2017 when she began ...
  • HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) scam in Dorset

    14 November 2017
    Scam warning - Residents are being asked to pay tax due to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in iTunes vouchers. Dorset Police has been made aware of a scam whereby individuals are being contacted, in a variety of methods, and told they owe an outstanding de...
  • Witness appeal following robbery in Poole

    14 November 2017
    Detectives investigating a robbery in Poole are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 9.50pm on Saturday 11 November 2017 the victim, a Poole man aged in his 20s, picked up two men from outside Sainsbury’...
  • Witness appeal following fatal collision in Bridport

    14 November 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal collision in Bridport. At 11.15pm yesterday, Monday 13 November 2017, a two vehicle collision occurred on the A35 Sea Road South close to the Crown roundabout involving a silver Merce...
  • Update - appeal after armed robbery at Bournemouth store

    10 November 2017
    A man arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a store in Bournemouth has been released without charge. At 10.52pm on Monday 5 June 2017 officers were called to reports that a man armed with a handgun had entered One Stop on Seabourne Road, appro...
  • Update - CCTV appeal following attempted robbery in Christchurch

    10 November 2017
    A teenage boy is assisting detectives with their investigation into a reported attempted robbery in Christchurch. At around 7.55pm on Tuesday 31 October 2017 it was reported that a man walked into the Honeymoon Chinese takeaway in Lymington Road, Highcli...
  • Report shows Dorset Police are a good and efficient Force

    08 November 2017
    Dorset Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner welcomed a report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) published today, Thursday 9 November, which assesses force efficiency and leadership. The repo...
  • Police day of action in West Dorset

    08 November 2017
    Officers across Weymouth, Dorchester and Bridport have taken part in a day of action to disrupt suspected drug gangs and safeguard vulnerable people in the area. On Monday 6 November 2017 police officers targeted over 60 addresses in Bridport, Dorchester...
  • Man charged in connection with attempted theft in Bournemouth

    08 November 2017
    A man is due to appear in court charged in connection with an attempted theft at a Tesco store in Bournemouth. It was reported that at around 12.30am on Monday 25 September 2017 a man entered the store on Riverside Avenue and selected a large amount of a...
  • Dorset Police calls on the public to surrender illegal firearms

    08 November 2017
    Dorset Police and Devon & Cornwall Police are asking the public to surrender illegally held or unwanted firearms and ammunition. The surrender period runs from 13 November until 26 November 2017. During the surrender period, those handing in firearms...
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