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  • Appeal following suspicious behaviour in Dorchester

    27 August 2019
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was seen acting suspiciously in the Fordington Fields area of Dorchester. At approximately 12.15am on Monday 26 August 2019 a woman was inside an address when she noticed a man with a tor...
  • Public warning after banking scams in Shaftesbury

    27 August 2019
    Officers are renewing their appeal for residents to remain vigilant after scammers have targeted elderly residents in Shaftesbury. In the morning of Thursday 22 August 2019 an elderly woman received a phone call from a man purporting to be from NatWest. ...
  • Update – CCTV appeal following reported assault in Christchurch

    27 August 2019
    A man and woman have made contact with officers in connection with a reported assault in Christchurch. It was reported that at approximately 5.05pm on Thursday 6 June 2019 a group of teenagers were eating in McDonalds on Somerford Road when one of the bo...
  • Update – image appeal following reported assault in Dorchester

    27 August 2019
    A woman has come forward following an image appeal in relation to a reported assault in Dorchester. At approximately 3.30pm on Wednesday 14 August 2019 it was reported that a woman was shopping in Marks & Spencer on South Street when an altercation o...
  • Witness appeal following barn fire in North Dorset

    26 August 2019
    Detectives working with the fire service to investigate a barn fire in North Dorset are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report from Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Service at 8.44pm on Sunday 25 Augu...
  • Witness appeal after alleged assault in Bournemouth

    24 August 2019
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward - with five teenagers arrested. The incident, which happened in the Lower Gardens, was reported to police at 10.25pm on Fri...
  • Update in relation to reports of disturbance at Bournemouth pub

    23 August 2019
    A man arrested in connection with reports of a disturbance at a Bournemouth pub is due to appear in court. Dorset Police was called at 10.37pm on Wednesday 21 August 2019 to a report of a man causing a disturbance at The George Tapps pub in Old Christchu...
  • Update – men due in court in connection with fatal collision in Poole

    23 August 2019
    Two men are due to appear at court in connection with a fatal collision in Poole. Police were called at 11.07pm on Friday 18 January 2019 to reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and a car on Poole Road in Branksome. The 71-year-old female pedes...
  • Public appeal following banking scams targeting elderly residents in East Dorset

    21 August 2019
    Officers are again urging residents to remain vigilant after scammers targeted elderly residents in East Dorset. At around 11.30am on Tuesday 20 August 2019 an elderly woman received a phone call from a man purporting to be from NatWest bank in Ringwood....
  • Man due in court in connection with reported robbery in Weymouth

    21 August 2019
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a reported robbery in Weymouth. At around 12.30am on Sunday 7 April 2019 officers were called to St Nicholas Street following reports that an altercation had broken out between a local woman aged in her ...