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  • Update following image appeal relating to reported assaults near Wimborne

    24 August 2021
    A man has come forward following an image appeal in relation to reported assaults near Wimborne. It was reported that at around 5.30pm on Sunday 25 July 2021 a man and a woman aged in their 30s were running along Cowgrove Road from Pamphill toward Wimbor...
  • Man charged following reported commercial burglary in Poole

    24 August 2021
    A man has been charged following an alleged burglary at a business in Poole. Dorset Police received a report at around 9.30pm on Sunday 15 August 2021 that a group of men forced entry to an area behind Kingland Crescent, before entering Pandora in the Do...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Bournemouth

    23 August 2021
    Detectives investigating an assault in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report at around 4pm on Saturday 21 August 2021 that a teenage boy had been stabbed during an altercation ...
  • Appeal for witnesses following suspicious fire in Bournemouth

    23 August 2021
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following a fire that was believed to have been started deliberately in Bournemouth. Dorset Police received a report from the fire service at around 4.30am on Monday 23 Aug...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Weymouth

    23 August 2021
    Officers investigating an assault in Weymouth town centre are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The victim, a man aged in his 20s, was walking with a friend in Maiden Street - near to the junction with Market Street - at...
  • Arrest made following report of assault in Poole

    20 August 2021
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault in Poole have made an arrest. Dorset Police received a report at around 10.20pm on Friday 13 August 2021 of a stabbing on Canford Cliffs beach promenade. The victim - a 16-year-old boy from Poole - was taken t...
  • Appeal following death of teenage boy in Bournemouth

    20 August 2021
    Officers investigating the death of a teenage boy in Bournemouth are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. At 5.08pm on Thursday 19 August 2021 Dorset Police received a report from the ambulance service that they were attending Columbia ...
  • Force continues to enhance understanding and its response to domestic abuse

    19 August 2021
    Dorset Police officers and staff have enhanced their understanding of some of the tactics used by domestic abuse perpetrators as part of the Force’s continued efforts to strengthen the service they provide to victims. SafeLives, a UK-wide charity dedicate...
  • Making Dorset a hostile place for criminals a focus for new Chief Constable

    19 August 2021
    Making Dorset a hostile place for criminals and offenders is one of the aims of Dorset’s new Chief Constable Scott Chilton. Chief Constable Chilton began his role this week following the retirement of former Chief Constable James Vaughan. He takes...
  • Pilot operation launched in Bournemouth to protect the public and prevent sexual offending

    19 August 2021
    Dorset Police is launching a pilot operation in a bid to prevent sexual offences from taking place within Bournemouth town centre now that lockdown has lifted and there are more people enjoying the area's bars and clubs. Using a combination of uniformed ...

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