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  • Update – further arrest following alleged serious assault in Poole

    01 November 2017
    A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with an alleged serious assault in Poole. An investigation was launched following an incident at Sterte Close at around 2.20am on Monday 9 October 2017. Emergency services attended a...
  • Update to investigation into rape near Christchurch

    01 November 2017
    Detectives investigating reports of a rape near Christchurch have issued an update. The incident was reported to have occurred in a wooded area near to Hinton Admiral Train Station at around 4pm on Monday 14 August 2017. The victim - a local woman aged ...
  • Dorset Police welcomes first inspector through the Direct Entry programme

    31 October 2017
    Today, 31 October 2017, Dorset Police welcomes Julie Howe, the first person to join the Force through the Direct Entry programme. The programme allows candidates from outside policing to join the service at certain ranks and offers the opportunity to wide...
  • Witness appeal after road traffic collision in Lytchett Minster

    28 October 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses after a collision between a car and a church wall in Lytchett Minster. Police were called at 10.11am today, Saturday 28 October 2017, to reports that a silver Vauxhall Astra had collided with the perimeter wall at Lyt...
  • Police warning following spate of thefts from motor vehicles in Weymouth and Portland

    27 October 2017
    Detectives investigating a spate of thefts from motor vehicles in Weymouth and Portland arereminding people not to leave valuables in their unattended vehicles. Over the past week there have been 15 reports of thefts from motor vehicles in Weymouth alone...
  • Witness appeal following suspected arson in Weymouth

    26 October 2017
    Officers investigating a suspected arson in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 5pm yesterday, Wednesday 25 October 2017, Dorset Police received a report of a fire at a derelict wooden shed at Castle...
  • Update – drug incident in Bournemouth

    26 October 2017
    A 15-year-old boy arrested in connection with a suspected drug incident in Bournemouth has been released under investigation. Officers were called by the ambulance service at 10.44pm on Tuesday 24 October 2017, after reports that a 14-year-old girl had f...
  • Witness appeal following collision in Bournemouth

    25 October 2017
    Officers investigating a road traffic collision in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At 10.29pm on Sunday 22 October 2017 a collision occurred outside the Travelodge on Christchurch Road involving a black Kia Sedona and a pedestria...
  • Appeal after drug incident in Bournemouth

    25 October 2017
    Detectives are appealing for information after a 14-year-old girl was taken to hospital following a suspected drug incident in Bournemouth. Officers were called by the ambulance service at 10.44pm yesterday, Tuesday 24 October 2017, after reports the gir...
  • Reported theft of dog in Poole - woman due in court

    25 October 2017
    A woman is due to appear in court in connection with the theft of a dog in Bournemouth. Police issued a CCTV appeal on Thursday 8 December 2016 appealing for anyone with knowledge of the dog’s whereabouts to come forward after it was alleged it had...
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