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  • Witness appeal following fail-to-stop collision in Bournemouth

    20 March 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fail-to-stop collision in Bournemouth. At approximately 9pm yesterday, Sunday 19 March 2017, a collision occurred on West Cliff Road involving a black BMW and a pedestrian. The pedestrian ...
  • Man arrested following reported robberies in Christchurch

    18 March 2017
    Detectives have launched an investigation following three reported robberies in Christchurch - with one man arrested. Officers were called at 5.30pm today, Saturday 18 March 2017, to reports that a man armed with a gun had entered the Co-Op Food store in...
  • Man charged with fraud offence

    17 March 2017
    A man has been charged with fraud by false representation in Bournemouth. It was reported that at around 2pm on Monday 15 August 2016 an elderly man received a phone call from a fraudster purporting to be a police officer from the fraud squad in London. ...
  • Update: Man charged following drug warrants in Bournemouth

    16 March 2017
    A man has been charged in connection with warrants executed under the Misuse of Drugs Act in Bournemouth. Officers executed warrants at two addresses off Jewell Road on Thursday 15 September 2016 following community intelligence about the alleged product...
  • Do you know how to spot the signs of child sexual exploitation?

    16 March 2017
    Dorset Police are supporting national Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day on Saturday 18 March and are reminding the people of Dorset to look out for signs. Child sexual exploitation (CSE) is a form of child abuse that involves the manipulation or co...
  • Man due in court following robbery in Swanage

    15 March 2017
    A 39-year-old man is due to appear in court charged with robbery. Officers were called at 3.05pm yesterday, Tuesday 14 March 2017, to Lloyds Bank on the High Street in Swanage following reports that a man had threatened members of staff with a knife and ...
  • Family tribute following fatal collision on Portland

    15 March 2017
    The bus driver who died in a fatal collision on Portland has been named by his family as James Patrick Spelman. At around 4.55pm on Tuesday 14 March 2017, a serious collision occurred in New Road involving a single-decker First Bus, a white Citroen Relay...
  • Witness appeal following robbery at Bournemouth petrol station

    14 March 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a robbery at a Bournemouth petrol station. The incident happened at 11.25pm yesterday, Monday 13 March 2017, at the Esso Service Station on Charminster Road when two men - one armed with a claw hammer and anot...
  • Witness appeal following theft of bike in Weymouth

    14 March 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses after a bicycle was stolen from outside a shop in Weymouth. Officers have released an image of the bike, which was taken from outside the Pets at Home store on the Jubilee Retail Park at around 12.30pm on Sunday 12 Marc...
  • Appeal following serious road traffic collision near Dorchester

    14 March 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision near Dorchester. The two-vehicle collision happened at around 11.35am on Tuesday 14 March on an unclassified road between the West Stafford bypass and Crossways. The collision...
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