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  • Planned road closures for controlled detonation of unexploded ordnance

    23 November 2016
    A number of properties will be evacuated and roads closed tomorrow morning, Thursday 24 November 2016, while a controlled detonation of an unexploded World War II ordnance takes place in Corfe Mullen. At around 9.30am on Tuesday 22 November 2016 Dorset P...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision in Bournemouth

    23 November 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman was injured in a collision in Bournemouth. At around 5pm today, Wednesday 23 November 2016, a serious injury road traffic collision occurred in New Road close to the Northbourne roundabout involvi...
  • Witness appeal following burglary in north Dorset

    22 November 2016
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a burglary in north Dorset. Sometime between 7pm and 10.30pm on Saturday 19 November 2016 offenders broke into a property in the Gold Hill area of Child Okeford, north of Blandford. A quanti...
  • Online bargain or financial fraud? Advice ahead of Black Friday & Cyber Monday

    22 November 2016
    Millions of Brits are putting themselves at risk of financial fraud just to bag a bargain online. Almost a third of online shoppers admit they’re more likely to take a financial risk to get a good deal.Younger shoppers are most at risk as they&rsqu...
  • Witness appeal following attempted robbery in Poole

    21 November 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following an attempted robbery in Poole. The incident happened at around 8pm on Friday 18 November 2016 when the victim, a 50-year-old Poole man, was exiting the newsagent...
  • Two men arrested following drugs incident in Gillingham

    21 November 2016
    Two men have been arrested for Misuse of Drugs Act offences in Gillingham. Officers attended an address in Cloverfields on Thursday 17 November 2016 following community intelligence about the alleged production and supply of cannabis. A 21-year-old man ...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Poole

    21 November 2016
    Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following an assault in Poole. The incident took place at around 3pm on Friday 11 November 2016 on Alder Road in the town. A 40-year-old local man was walking down the road...
  • Warning following reports of bogus doorstep callers in Poole

    21 November 2016
    Police and charity Parkinson's UK are asking residents to be vigilant following a number of bogus doorstep callers in Poole. One incident happened at around 3pm on Wednesday 2 November 2016 at a house on Lancaster Drivewhen a woman asked for money for a ...
  • Dorset Police asks: How secure is your home this winter?

    18 November 2016
    The Force is encouraging residents to complete a home security self-assessment and consider measures to make their properties more secure. Trends show that dwelling burglary is declining in the county. Dorset Police is asking for the public’s help ...
  • Bravery award handed to jeweller who tackled armed robber

    18 November 2016
    A jeweller who tackled an armed robber has received a national bravery award. James Mortimer, who runs and is part owner of Newcombes@54 jewellers in Cheap Street in Sherborne, was handed a gold medal at the NPCC Police and Public Bravery Awards in Londo...
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