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  • Police urge public to follow security advice after a series of burglaries in Dorset

    09 May 2017
    Dorset Police is warning home owners and property developers to secure their properties following a series of residential burglaries. The Force has experienced seven dwelling burglaries during April to homes under renovation, which have resulted in the t...
  • UPDATE: Man due in court in connection with fire at HMP Guys Marsh near Shaftesbury

    09 May 2017
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a fire on the roof of a building within HMP Guys Marsh near Shaftesbury. Emergency services were called to the incident at around 8pm on Friday 10 March 2017. All prisoners and staff were accounted for ...
  • Man due in court following fatal collision in Stalbridge

    09 May 2017
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a fatal collision in Stalbridge in which a motorcyclist died. Officers were called at 3.22pm on Friday 7 October 2016 to reports of a collision between a Suzuki motorcycle and a tractor registered to a S...
  • Witness appeal after robbery in Shaftesbury

    08 May 2017
    Officers investigating reports of a robbery in Shaftesbury are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. The incident happened at around 2pm on Wednesday 3 May 2017 in the Angel Lane car park. The victim, a local man in his 30...
  • UPDATE: Request for public help after report of paraglider out of control

    08 May 2017
    A paraglider who was reported to have been out of control in Gillingham has contacted officers to say he is safe and well. At 9.48pm on Sunday 7 May 2017 Dorset Police received a call from a concerned member of the public. Around 30 minutes earlier he h...
  • Request for public help after report of paraglider out of control

    07 May 2017
    Officers are searching in Gillingham after a report of a paraglider being out of control and coming down and are asking anyone with information to come forward. At 9.48pm on Sunday 7 May 2017 Dorset Police received a call from a concerned member of the p...
  • Witness appeal following robbery and assault in Poole

    06 May 2017
    Detectives investigating a robbery and assault in Poole are asking witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. The incident happened at around 5.30am on Saturday 6 May 2017 along Haven Road. The victim, a 21-year-old woman from Lymington in H...
  • Witness appeal following burglary at Bridport petrol station

    04 May 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a burglary at a Bridport petrol station. At around 10.49pm yesterday, Wednesday 3 May 2017, officers were called to reports of a till snatch at the Esso garage in East Road. One man entered ...
  • Public appeal to find stolen bicycle

    04 May 2017
    Officers are appealing for the public’s help to find a teenage boy’s bicycle which was stolen from Dorchester. Sometime between 11am and 1pm on Friday 28 April 2017 a bright orange coloured Orbea bicycle was stolen from the bike sheds at Tho...
  • Witness appeal following alleged assault in Bournemouth

    04 May 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an alleged assault in Bournemouth. At around 10.30pm on Thursday 27 April 2017 two 17-year-old boys were cycling along Ringwood Road near Bearwood Motors when they heard a man shouting at t...
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