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  • UPDATE: Witness appeal following alleged assault near Dorchester

    26 January 2017
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault in Charminster near Dorchester have charged a man. Dorset Police was called at 9.07pm on Saturday 10 December 2016 to a report of an assault on a man outside The Three Compasses pub in The Square. It is report...
  • Abnormal load move through East Dorset

    26 January 2017
    Dorset Police would like to inform motorists of an abnormal load scheduled for the east of the county. The move of the load - a 4.45m-wide 727 aircraft fuselage - will take place with police escort on Saturday 28 January 2017 between Bournemouth Internat...
  • Dorset Police joins forces with Tell MAMA to support victims of anti-Muslim hate crimes

    26 January 2017
    An awareness event was held in partnership with Bournemouth University to bring together police, partners and the community to develop a better understanding of anti-Muslim hate crime and the impact it has on Dorset communities. Dorset Police has signed ...
  • Appeal after alleged assault in Weymouth

    26 January 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after an alleged assault in Weymouth - with two men being arrested. The incident happened at around 11pm on Saturday 21 January 2017 in the Golden Lion pub on St Edmund Street. It is alleged that the victim - a loc...
  • Witness appeal following reported sexual assault in Poole

    26 January 2017
    Detectives investigating a reported sexual assault in Poole are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 3.55pm yesterday, Wednesday 25 January 2017, officers were called to Jellicoe Close off Constitution Hill following reports a man approache...
  • Arrest following alleged assault in Wimborne

    26 January 2017
    Detectives have arrested a local 15-year-old boy following a reported assault in Wimborne. The incident happened sometime between 11.30pm and midnight on Saturday 21 January 2017 after the victim - a local man aged in his 40s - had left the Cricketers Ar...
  • UPDATE: Witness appeal after attempted street robbery in Weymouth

    25 January 2017
    Detectives investigating an attempted street robbery in Weymouth have arrested a man. Officers were called to reports that sometime between 8.30pm and 9.30pm on Wednesday 11 January 2017 a man was riding his bicycle outside The Cutter pub in East Street ...
  • Witness appeal following reported burglaries in North Dorset

    25 January 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following reported burglaries in North Dorset. It is reported that the first incident happened at around 2.55am on Saturday 21 January 2017 at WHSmith on High Street in Sh...
  • Witness appeal following sheep worrying incident in Dorchester

    25 January 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a sheep worrying incident in Dorchester. At approximately 12.30pm on Monday 23 January 2017 around 300 sheep were chased into a corner by a black spaniel dog in a fi...
  • Sign-up for crime alerts and prevention tips in your area

    25 January 2017
    Dorset Police has relaunched the Dorset Alert service with valuable new features for people to explore. The website at www.dorsetalert.co.uk has been simplified and redesigned to match the Force website, which has been well received since its launch in J...
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