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  • Update: Identity of man found dead sought

    14 November 2016
    A man who was found dead in Sherborne has now been identified. The man was discovered in the area of West Mill Lane in the early hours of Friday 14 October 2016. He has now been identified by HM Coroner as Stephen Jenkins of Cheap Street in Sherborne. A...
  • Witness appeal following assaults in Bournemouth

    14 November 2016
    Detectives in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward after three men were assaulted at a pub in the town. At around 10.15pm on Friday 11 November 2016 an altercation occurred near to the front entrance of The Spyglass and Kettle pub in S...
  • Witness appeal following burglary at a holiday park near Dorchester

    10 November 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a holiday park near Dorchester. Sometime between 9.30pm on Sunday 30 October and 10am on Monday 31 October 2016 offenders gained access to a window of a static caravan at Piddlehinton Camp. A nu...
  • Police operation targets suspected criminal behaviour in Dorset and Hampshire towns

    10 November 2016
    A cross-border operation targeting and disrupting suspected criminal behaviour in Dorset and Hampshire towns took place on Monday 7 November 2016. This was the third occasion in 2016 that Dorset Police has joined forces with Hampshire Police, British Tra...
  • Witness appeal after road rage incident in West Moors

    10 November 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was threatened with a knife during a road rage incident in West Moors. The incident happened at around 3.55pm on Tuesday 8 November 2016 along Pinehurst Road. The victim - a local man aged in his 20s - ...
  • Update in Bournemouth rape investigation

    10 November 2016
    Detectives investigating a reported rape of a woman in Bournemouth have arrested a man. The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday 9 October 2016 at address in the town centre. A 25-year-old Verwood man has come forward and was arrested on suspi...
  • Body Worn Video pilot starts in Bournemouth

    09 November 2016
    The business and technical benefits of Body Worn Video will be assessed during a six month pilot that started in Dorset today, Wednesday 9 November 2016. Body worn video (BWV) is a joint initiative between Dorset Police and Devon and Cornwall Police t...
  • Appeal following reported fraudulent Scottish notes circulated in Bournemouth

    08 November 2016
    Police in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a number of counterfeit Scottish notes reportedly being circulated in the town. On Thursday 3 November 2016 at approximately 12.25am three people travelled in a taxi to Charminst...
  • Witness appeal following robbery in Poole

    07 November 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a woman was robbed in a Poole street. At around 10.15pm on Thursday 3 November 2016 a woman was walking along Samson Road in the Hamworthy area when she was attacked from behind by an unknown p...
  • UPDATE: Teenage boy arrested following reported assault in Bournemouth

    07 November 2016
    Detectives investigating a reported assault in Bournemouth town centre have arrested a teenage boy. It was reported that at around 3am on Sunday 25 September 2016 a man was walking with three men through the Lower Gardens close to Exeter Road when they w...
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