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  • Witness appeal following reported firearm incident in Poole

    14 September 2019
    Officers investigating a reported firearm incident in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 7pm on Wednesday 11 September 2019 Dorset Police received a report from a member of the public of a man pulling ...
  • Murder investigation launched following death of man in Weymouth

    14 September 2019
    Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Weymouth. Dorset Police was called at 10.17am on Saturday 7 September 2019 by the ambulance service following reports of the sudden death of a 75-year-old man at an address o...
  • Update - CCTV appeal following bank card theft in Poole

    13 September 2019
    Two men have been arrested in connection with a bank card theft in Poole and other bank fraud offences in Dorset. It was reported that on the morning of Friday 16 August 2019 an elderly woman received a phone call from a man purporting to be the manager ...
  • Day of action to target rogue traders in Dorset

    13 September 2019
    Officers from Dorset Police teamed up with partner agencies to take part in a day of action to target and disrupt suspected rogue traders within the county. On Thursday 12 September 2019 officers joined forces with Trading Standards officers from Bournem...
  • Update to investigation into report of rape on Portland

    09 September 2019
    A man arrested in connection with a reported rape of an 11-year-old girl on Portland has been released on police bail. It was reported that the victim was with her 14-year-old friend when she met a male cyclist in the area of Easton Square at around 3am ...
  • Investigation into report of rape on Portland - further arrest

    08 September 2019
    Detectives investigating a report of a rape of an 11-year-old girl on Portland have arrested a second man. It was reported that the victim was with her 14-year-old friend when she met a male cyclist in the area of Easton Square at around 3am on Saturday ...
  • Road rage incident in East Dorset

    06 September 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a reported road rage incident in East Dorset. At around 7.20am on Monday 2 September 2019 a woman was driving her black Ford C-MAX along the A31 from Ringwood toward Poole. As she approached ...
  • Witness appeal following fire near Blandford

    06 September 2019
    Officers investigating a fire in a field near Blandford are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 6.30am on Friday 6 September 2019 Dorset Police received a report from Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Se...
  • Witness appeal following reported assault in Weymouth

    05 September 2019
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault in Weymouth that left a man with serious injuries are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. Dorset Police was called at around 5am on Wednesday 4 September 2019 to a report of an assault outside the Rums...
  • Scam prevention and warning to residents in Dorset

    04 September 2019
    Officers have prevented an elderly Dorset woman from losing £35,000 to scammers and are issuing advice to avoid others from being targeted. Staff from Dorset Police’s Fraud Triage Team received information that the victim - aged in her 70s an...
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