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  • Witness appeal following alleged assault on Portland

    22 July 2017
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault on Portland are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. At 4.40am on Saturday 22 July 2017 Dorset Police received a report that several people entered an address on Fortuneswell whi...
  • Residents urged to secure their homes after spate of burglaries

    21 July 2017
    Householders are being urged to secure their homes after burglaries increase due to 50 per cent of victims leaving doors and windows open. Figures show that between April to June this year, dwelling burglaries increased by 16 per cent across the county w...
  • Normal service resumes following Dorset Police's 101 phoneline fault

    20 July 2017
    Dorset Police's 101 phoneline has resumed a normal service following a technical fault. The issue was reported to police at around 1pm today, Thursday 20 July 2017. It was fixed at around 2.45pm. The technical fault did not affect the emergency number 9...
  • Dorset follows national trend as predicted rise in crime is reported

    20 July 2017
    Dorset has seen an 8% increase in reported crime, according to statistics for the full financial year from April 2016 to March 2017 that have been released by the Office for National Statistics today (Thursday 20 July). The rise follows predictions made ...
  • Witness appeal after assault at event in Poole

    19 July 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted at an event in Poole. The incident occurred at around midnight between Friday 7 July and Saturday 8 July 2017 at the Sand Polo event on Sandbanks beach. The victim -a 19-year-old Bournemou...
  • Man charged in relation to sexual assault investigation

    19 July 2017
    Detectives have charged a man following a report of a sexual assault in Bournemouth. An investigation was launched following a report that a man had tried to kiss a 19-year-old woman and go into a house with her in the Bearwood area in the early hours of...
  • Car damage investigation – appeal to motorists

    19 July 2017
    Officers investigating how a car sustained damage from an unknown substance are appealing for any other affected motorists to come forward. Sometime between 2pm and 3.15pm on Thursday 29 June 2017 a woman drove her silver Jaguar along Gravel Hill near Wi...
  • Update – witness appeal following road rage incident in Ferndown

    18 July 2017
    A man has been given a conditional caution following a road rage incident in Ferndown. Officers issued an appeal following the incident in the car park of Tesco Express on New Road at 8.38am on Friday 24 March 2017. The offender reportedly shouted abuse...
  • Update – appeal following reported fail-to-stop collision in Bournemouth

    18 July 2017
    A vehicle believed to have been involved in a reported fail-to-stop collision in Bournemouth has been located. At approximately 10.30pm on Friday 7 July 2017 a collision occurred outside Coffee and Dice on Christchurch Road involving a red Nissan X-Trail...
  • Appeal after theft of car in Charmouth

    18 July 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a car containing a quantity of jewellery was stolen from a car park in Charmouth. The black diesel BMW 1 Series was parked in the grassed overflow car park outside the Charmouth Heritage Coast Ce...
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