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  • Update: CCTV appeal following assault in Poole

    10 March 2020
    Following a CCTV appeal a man has come forward as a witness in relation to an assault in Poole and is assisting officers with their investigation. It is reported that at around 6.20pm on Saturday 15 February 2020 a 65-year-old man was assaulted in the Pr...
  • Appeal after child bitten by dog in Bournemouth

    09 March 2020
    Officers are appealing for the public’s help to identify the owner of a dog that bit a three-year-old girl in Bournemouth. At 11.20am on Tuesday 18 February 2020 the girl was walking with her mother, brother and a friend on Redhill Common. A woman ...
  • Witness appeal following road traffic collision in Poole

    09 March 2020
    Officers investigating a road traffic collision in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. At around 6.15pm on Tuesday 3 March 2020 a collision occurred on Pearson Avenue at the junction with Ashley Road...
  • Update – man charged in connection with shoplifting incidents in Bournemouth

    09 March 2020
    A man has been charged and has appeared in court in connection with two shoplifting incidents in Bournemouth. It was reported that at around 3pm on Sunday 16 February 2020 a man stole a 30g packet of tobacco from the post office on Bradpole Road. A furth...
  • Update – third arrest in connection with reported assault in Wimborne

    06 March 2020
    Officers investigating an alleged assault in Wimborne have made a third arrest. Dorset Police was called to a report of an altercation involving a number of people outside the Wimborne Kebab House in Eastbrook Row at around 1.15am on Saturday 2 November ...
  • Force successful in its bid to arm more frontline officers with Tasers

    05 March 2020
    Dorset Police has welcomed the news that the Force has been successful in its bid to equip more frontline officers with Tasers. In February the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner submitted a bid to the Home Office for additional funding and it...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Blandford

    04 March 2020
    Officers investigating an assault in Blandford are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 5pm on Sunday 1 March 2020, a 14-year-old girl was walking along The Close near to the junction with Dorset Street with a fri...
  • Appeal following fail-to-stop collision in Poole

    04 March 2020
    Officers investigating a fail-to-stop collision in Poole are appealing for the driver of the vehicle and anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. Around 1pm on Tuesday 18 February 2020 a black Kia Picanto was stationary at the traffic lights...
  • Update – man charged in connection with reported rape on Portland

    04 March 2020
    A man has been charged in connection with the reported rape of an 11-year-old girl on Portland. It was reported that the offence occurred in the area of the old stone windmill south of Easton shortly after 3am on Saturday 31 August 2019. On Saturday 7 S...
  • Update – arrests in connection with reported burglary at salon in Bournemouth

    04 March 2020
    Two men have been arrested in connection with a reported burglary at a salon in Bournemouth. A report was received at 3.14pm on Monday 17 February that a burglary had occurred at The Venue Beauty and Hair Salon on Wallisdown Road. A number of items were...
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