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  • Witness appeal following sexual assault in Sherborne

    18 November 2019
    Officers investigating a sexual assault in Sherborne are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The victim, a 15-year-old girl, was walking along the footpath that runs behind Richmond Green toward Acreman Street at around 3p...
  • CCTV appeal following purse theft in Weymouth

    18 November 2019
    Officers investigating a purse theft at a Weymouth supermarket are issuing CCTV images of the two people they would like to speak to. The victim, a woman aged in her 70s, was shopping at the Lidl store in Dorchester Road at around 11am on Thursday 17 Oct...
  • Murder investigation launched in Bournemouth

    17 November 2019
    Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man died following an alleged assault in Bournemouth - with one man being arrested. At 10.10pm on Saturday 16 November 2019 Dorset Police was called by the ambulance service to reports of a 20-year-...
  • Witness appeal following serious road traffic collision in Bournemouth

    17 November 2019
    Officers investigating a serious road traffic collision in Bournemouth are asking for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. The incident happened at approximately 12.20pm on Sunday 10 November 2019 on Belle Vue Road and involved a black ...
  • Missing Dorchester man found

    17 November 2019
    Officers searching for a missing man from Dorchester are pleased to confirm he has been found. On Saturday 16 November 2019 a concern for the welfare of Gary Cooper, aged 38, had been received when he indicated to his family that he was very upset. Follo...
  • Update – man charged in connection with report of rape in Bournemouth town centre

    16 November 2019
    A man has been charged in connection with the reported rape of a woman in Bournemouth town centre. Dorset Police received a report at 6.12am on Wednesday 13 November 2019 that a woman had been found with injuries in Lower Gardens in Bournemouth. Officer...
  • Update – reported theft of cash from store in Poole

    15 November 2019
    Two people have come forward in connection with a reported theft by finding incident in Poole following a CCTV appeal. It was reported that at approximately 5.20pm on Saturday 26 October 2019 the victim, a man aged in his 60s, had used a self-service til...
  • Update – missing Dorchester man located

    15 November 2019
    Officers searching for missing Dorchester man Gary Cooper are pleased to confirm he has been found safe and well. The 38-year-old was reported missing after leaving an address in Fordington at around 4pm on Thursday 14 November 2019. Following searches,...
  • Arrests made following report of rape in Bournemouth town centre

    15 November 2019
    Detectives investigating the report of a rape of a woman in Bournemouth town centre have arrested two men. Dorset Police received a report at 6.12am on Wednesday 13 November 2019 that a woman had been found with injuries in Lower Gardens in Bournemouth. ...
  • Update – CCTV appeal following reported public order incidents in Weymouth

    15 November 2019
    A man has come forward in connection with two reported public order incidents in Weymouth following a CCTV appeal. It was reported that a bus driver was verbally abused on two separate occasions by the same man. On the second occasion the man allegedly s...