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  • Witness appeal following burglary in Blandford

    25 July 2018
    Officers investigating a burglary at a home in Blandford are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 11.10am on Wednesday 18 July 2018 the victim, a woman aged in her 80s, returned to her home in Chapel Gardens h...
  • Dorset Police flies to new heights to tackle burglary

    25 July 2018
    Dorset Police flies to new heights in a bid to raise awareness of how to prevent becoming a victim of burglary. A week of action is underway, which began on Monday 23 July and is running until Sunday 29 July 2018, reminding people to secure their homes t...
  • Fatal collision near Bere Regis – renewed witness appeal

    24 July 2018
    Officers investigating a fatal collision near Bere Regis are appealing for a motorcycle rider who could be an important witness to come forward. At 4.40pm on Saturday 14 July 2018 Dorset Police was called to reports of a three-vehicle collision on the we...
  • Update - appeal after theft of mobility scooter in Christchurch

    24 July 2018
    A man has come forward following a CCTV appeal issued in connection with the reported theft of a mobility scooter in Christchurch. The incident took place at a bus stop on Somerford Road at the junction with Dennistoun Avenue at around 12.30pm on Tuesday...
  • Appeal for witnesses following reported serious assault in Wimborne

    23 July 2018
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a reported serious assault in Wimborne. Officers were called at 1.24am on Saturday 21 July 2018 to reports of an assault at the junction of Gordon Road and Barne...
  • Witness appeal following shoplifting and assault incident in Bournemouth

    20 July 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an incident involving a shoplifter at a Bournemouth store. At 3.50pm on Thursday 19 July 2018 Dorset Police was called to reports of shoplifting at Debenhams in Commercial Road. It was repor...
  • Update - CCTV appeal following reported robbery in Bournemouth

    20 July 2018
    A man has come forward following a CCTV appeal issued in connection with a reported robbery in Bournemouth town centre. At around 2am on Friday 25 May 2018 the victim, a local man aged in his 30s, was in Old Christchurch Road near to the Camel Bar when h...
  • Incident that left teenager with serious eye injury – charge update

    20 July 2018
    A man and a woman are due to appear in court in connection with an incident in Poole that left a 13-year-old boy with a serious eye injury. It was reported that the boy was walking along Wimborne Road, close to its junction with Tatnam Road and the Co-Op...
  • Dorset follows national trend as figures show rise in crime

    19 July 2018
    Dorset has seen a 9.6 per cent increase in reported crime, according to figures for the full financial year from April 2017 to March 2018 that have been released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) today. The rise in reported crime in the county ...
  • Update – man released without charge following reported serious assault in Bournemouth

    19 July 2018
    A man who had been arrested in connection with an alleged serious assault in Bournemouth has been released without charge. Dorset Police received a report that at around 1.30pm on Friday 16 March 2018 an altercation involving two men occurred near to the...
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