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  • Additional arrest made in Guy Hedger murder investigation in East Dorset

    18 May 2017
    Detectives have today made another arrest in the Guy Hedger murder investigation. This morning, Thursday 18 May 2017, a 39-year-old Bournemouth man has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary and is currently assisting offi...
  • Witness appeal following indecent exposure in Weymouth

    18 May 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an indecent exposure incident in Weymouth. At around 7.39am yesterday, Wednesday 17 May 2017, a local teenage girl was walking along Norfolk Road, between the junctions of Sussex Road and Dev...
  • Serious injury collision by Beaminster Tunnel – witness appeal

    18 May 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious injury collision near Beaminster Tunnel. At 8.54am today, Thursday 18 May 2017, a collision occurred on the A3066 half a mile from the tunnel toward Mosterton involving a red Peugeo...
  • Update on arrest following reported fail-to-stop collision in Bournemouth

    17 May 2017
    A man arrested in connection with a reported fail-to-stop collision in Bournemouth has been released under investigation. At about 9.05am on Tuesday 16 May 2017 it was reported that a collision occurred between a blue Citroen Berlingo van and an electric...
  • Fatal collision near Weymouth - witness appeal

    17 May 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision on the B3157 Coast Road near Weymouth. Police were called at 8.34am today, Wednesday 17 May 2017, to reports of a serious road traffic collision between a grey BMW 530d and a black Hyundai I30 ...
  • Body Worn Video issued to firearms officers across Dorset

    17 May 2017
    Today, Wednesday 17 May 2017, will see the deployment of Body Worn Video (BWV) which is being issued to 270 Authorised Firearms Officers (AFOs), across Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police. The roll out of the cameras follows a successful trial a...
  • UPDATE: Arrest following reported burglaries in North Dorset

    17 May 2017
    A woman has been arrested in connection with reported burglaries in North Dorset. It is reported that the first incident happened at around 2.55am on Saturday 21 January 2017 at WHSmith on High Street in Shaftesbury when a black Ford Focus estate was dri...
  • UPDATE: Man found with stab wounds in Bournemouth

    17 May 2017
    Detectives investigating how a man sustained stab wounds in Bournemouth have issued an update. Police received a report from the ambulance service at around 11.40am on Thursday 27 April 2017 that a man had been found injured in an alleyway between Manor ...
  • Residents alerted to fraud in Dorset

    17 May 2017
    Dorset Police is alerting residents to new and emerging fraud trends affecting the county.  Every month, Dorset Police will be updating the new Fraud Alert page on the Force website, with emerging fraud trends that are affecting the residents of Dorset. ...
  • Update: Arrest following reported burglary at Bridport petrol station

    16 May 2017
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported burglary at a Bridport petrol station. 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, a quantity of cash and a...
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