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  • Dorset Police support Hate Crime Awareness Week

    13 October 2017
    Dorset Police is supporting Hate Crime Awareness Week as part of its commitment to increase reporting and tackle these crimes. The week runs from 14 – 21 October 2017. Hate crime is defined as any criminal offence which is perceived, by the victim, or an...
  • Update – appeal after reported assault in Wareham

    12 October 2017
    A man arrested in connection with a reported assault in Wareham has been released without charge. At 8.23pm on Monday 18 September 2017 officers were called to reports of a disturbance at an address in Brixey’s Lane. A 41-year-old sustained stab w...
  • Witness appeal following alleged assault on bus driver in Sherborne

    12 October 2017
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault on a bus driver in Sherborne are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. At 8.37am on Thursday 12 October 2017 Dorset Police was called about the incident on the A30, which involved...
  • Public appeal to find owners of suspected stolen jewellery

    12 October 2017
    Detectives are appealing for the public’s help to locate the owners of a number of items of jewellery found in Bournemouth. The rings were recovered from a second-hand shop in Bournemouth and it is suspected that the items may have been stolen. Tw...
  • Witness appeal following reported attempted robbery in Weymouth

    11 October 2017
    Officers investigating an alleged attempted robbery in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. The incident is reported to have occurred at around 10.20pm on Friday 6 October 2017 on Custom House Quay outside Ren...
  • Man cautioned following vehicle stop in Bournemouth

    11 October 2017
    A man has been given a caution after a vehicle was stopped in Bournemouth and the driver was found to be in possession of a fake police badge. At around 6.30pm on Wednesday 13 September 2017 it was reported that a vehicle had been seen driving in Barrack...
  • Appeal for witnesses following aggravated burglary in Bournemouth

    10 October 2017
    Detectives investigating an aggravated burglary in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 3.55am on Monday 9 October 2017 Dorset Police received a report that two unknown men had entered a flat in Me...
  • Arrests made following reported serious assault in Bournemouth

    10 October 2017
    Detectives investigating a serious assault in Bournemouth have arrested two men. At 5.47pm on Saturday 7 October 2017 it was reported that an altercation had taken place involving a group of people at the Kings Arms in Wallisdown Road during which a man ...
  • Dorset Rural Crime Partnership launched to tackle crime in the countryside

    09 October 2017
    Representatives from partner organisations and the rural community have joined Dorset Police’s Rural Crime Team to launch a new partnership designed to combat rural crime. Partners include farmers, gamekeepers, countryside rangers, National Farmers...
  • Witness appeal following road traffic collision in Blandford

    09 October 2017
    Officers investigating a road traffic collision in Blandford are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 10.25am yesterday, Sunday 8 October 2017, a collision occurred on the approach to the roundabout between the C1...
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