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  • UPDATE: Man and woman released without charge following attempted robbery in Bournemouth

    02 February 2017
    A man and woman have been released without charge following an attempted robbery in Bournemouth. The incident happened at around 2.45am on Sunday 7 August 2016 along Old Christchurch Road in the town. The victim, a 48-year-old man from Surrey, was repor...
  • Appeal after two lambs decapitated near Dorchester

    02 February 2017
    Police are appealing for information after two lambs were decapitated on farmland to the east of Dorchester. A headless two-month old lamb was discovered on the morning of Tuesday 31 January 2017. A second lamb was found decapitated in a similar locatio...
  • Witness appeal after elderly woman tied up and burgled in Christchurch home

    02 February 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman was tied up and burgled in her own home in Christchurch. The incident happened at around 9.30pm on Wednesday 1 February 2017 in the Oak Avenue area when the victim heard a knock at her front d...
  • Witness appeal after man shot in leg with air rifle in Poole

    01 February 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was shot in the leg with an air rifle in Poole. The incident happened at around 5.20pm on Monday 30 January 2017 along Rossmore Road near to the junction with Brixey Road. It was reported that the victi...
  • Charges following a reported armed robbery in Bournemouth

    01 February 2017
    Detectives have today charged three people in relation to a reported armed robbery at a jewellers in Bournemouth. At 4.27pm on Tuesday 31 January 2017 officers were called to reports of an armed robbery at Franses Jewellers on Westover Road in Bournemout...
  • UPDATE: Owner of mobility scooter found

    31 January 2017
    Officers have located the owner of an abandoned mobility scooter in Poole. Police received a call at around 2pm, Thursday 26 January 2017, reporting that a mobility scooter had been found close to the water’s edge near the Twin Sails Bridge on the ...
  • Witness appeal following alleged burglary in Weymouth

    31 January 2017
    Detectives investigating an alleged burglary at a restaurant in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Officers were called at 10.49am on Sunday 29 January 2017 to reports of a burglary at Jasmine Restaurant in Dorchester Road. A quantity ...
  • Witness appeal following reported armed robbery in Bournemouth

    31 January 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a reported armed robbery at a jewellers in Bournemouth. Police were called at 4.27pm today, Tuesday 31 January 2017, to reports of an armed robbery at Franses Jewellers on Westover Road in Bournemouth. It...
  • Be curious and act against child neglect

    30 January 2017
    Local safeguarding children boards, local authorities, NHS and police across Dorset are asking the public to be curious about the signs of neglect to help keep children safe. Child neglect is the most frequent form of child abuse and is the most common r...
  • Christmas drink and drug drive campaign results

    30 January 2017
    The annual Christmas drink and drug drive campaign saw Dorset Police target those who drive while under the influence. A total of 554 breath tests were carried out by officers during the Christmas campaign, which ran between Thursday 1 December 2016 and ...