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  • Appeal for witnesses after distraction burglary in Dorchester

    09 August 2017
    Officers are appealing for information following a distraction burglary in Dorchester. The victim, aged in her 80s, was at home at her address in The Grove when she was visited by a woman, who she assumed was the relief warden, at around 12.15pm on Thurs...
  • Appeal for witnesses after break-ins at building site

    07 August 2017
    Officers are appealing for any witnesses to come forward after a building site in Weymouth was broken into on two nights in a row. Police received a report on the morning of Tuesday 1 August 2017 that an industrial unit at Link Park in Chickerell, which ...
  • Update - appeal after alleged burglary in Ferndown

    02 August 2017
    Two men arrested in connection with an alleged burglary in Ferndown have been released without charge. An investigation was launched following reports of a shed in Ringwood Road being broken into overnight between Thursday 20 April and Friday 21 April 20...
  • Residents urged to secure their homes after spate of burglaries

    21 July 2017
    Householders are being urged to secure their homes after burglaries increase due to 50 per cent of victims leaving doors and windows open. Figures show that between April to June this year, dwelling burglaries increased by 16 per cent across the county w...
  • Appeal following distraction burglaries in Poole

    11 July 2017
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following three reports of attempted distraction burglaries in Poole. At approximately 3.30pm on Monday 10 July 2017 a woman aged in her 80s reported that two men had come to her address ...
  • Appeal following distraction burglaries in Blandford

    10 July 2017
    A warning is being issued to residents following two reports of distraction burglaries in Blandford. Any witnesses or anyone with information relating to the incidents are also being encouraged to come forward. A woman aged in her 80s reported that a ma...
  • Photo appeal after burglary in Gillingham

    16 June 2017
    Police are appealing for information after a unique motorcycle frame was stolen during a garage burglary in Gillingham. The incident happened overnight between Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 June 2017 at an address on Bay Road. A number of items were stolen i...
  • Update: Reported burglary at Bridport petrol station

    13 June 2017
    A man arrested in connection with a reported burglary at a Bridport petrol station has been released without charge. At around 10.49pm on Wednesday 3 May 2017 officers were called to reports of a till snatch at the Esso garage in East Road. A till tray, ...
  • Witness appeal following burglary in Poole

    08 June 2017
    Officers are appealing for the public’s help for information following a burglary at a pub in Poole. At around 2.45pm on Monday 5 June 2017 an offender gained access to a staff area at the Pottery Arms pub on Ringwood Road and stole two boxes conta...
  • Witness appeal following aggravated burglary in Bournemouth

    04 June 2017
    Detectives investigating an aggravated burglary in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 12.30am today, Sunday 4 June 2017, police received a report of an incident at an address in Salisbury Road in Boscombe. The victim, a m...
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