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  • Witness appeal following distraction burglary in Bournemouth

    14 March 2019
    Detectives are appealing for the public’s help following a distraction burglary in Bournemouth. At around midday on Sunday 10 March 2019 a man knocked on the door of an address in Redbreast Road and told the elderly female resident that he had been...
  • Update – man due to appear in court in connection with fatal collision near Dorchester

    14 March 2019
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a fatal road traffic collision near Dorchester. At 2.42pm on Tuesday 31 July 2018 Dorset Police was called to a report of a collision involving a black Land Rover Discovery and a blue Aprilia motorcycle ...
  • Update – appeal following reported road rage incident in Bournemouth

    14 March 2019
    Two people have come forward following an appeal in relation to a reported road rage incident in Bournemouth. The incident began at around 1.30am on Thursday 21 February 2019 at the Somerford roundabout in Christchurch and involved a taxi driver who was ...
  • Witness appeal following armed robbery in Bournemouth

    14 March 2019
    Detectives investigating an armed robbery in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At 12.01pm today, Thursday 14 March 2019, Dorset Police received a report of a robbery at Franses Jewellers in Westover Road ...
  • Public appeal following burglary in Weymouth

    13 March 2019
    Officers investigating a burglary at a flat in Weymouth are appealing for the public’s help. The burglary occurred sometime between 5.30pm and 7.30pm on Monday 11 February 2019 at an address off Abbotsbury Road. Offenders gained access to the flat ...
  • Update - report of man impersonating police officer in Bournemouth

    13 March 2019
    A teenage boy arrested in connection with reports of someone impersonating a police officer in Bournemouth has been released under investigation. At 5.36pm on Wednesday 6 March 2019 Dorset Police received a report from a woman in Wellington Road reportin...
  • Update - CCTV appeal following assault in Bournemouth

    12 March 2019
    A man has come forward following a CCTV appeal in relation to a reported assault on a disabled man in Bournemouth. Detectives issued the appeal today, Tuesday 12 March 2019, following an alleged assault on Thursday 14 February 2019. It was reported that...
  • Knife amnesty in Dorset: 11 – 17 March 2019

    11 March 2019
    No good can come of carrying a knife – Bin it From 11 – 17 March members of the public in Dorset can dispose of unwanted knives and bladed items at designated police stations without fear of prosecution. Please check online for locations and opening tim...
  • New initiative launched to promote horse and rider safety on the highway

    11 March 2019
    Following the success of Dorset Police’s innovative Operation Close Pass – Cycle Safe which supports bike safety on the highway, the scheme is being extended to include horse riders and other vulnerable rural road users including pedestrians, farm workers...
  • Public appeal following exposure incidents in Poole

    08 March 2019
    Officers investigating three exposure incidents in Poole are appealing for witnesses to come forward. The incidents have all occurred in the Denmark Lane and Shaftesbury Road area between 9.30pm and 10pm and, due to the similarities of the offences and d...

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