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  • 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 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 ...
  • 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...
  • Man released without charge after attempted street robbery in Weymouth

    10 March 2017
    A man has been released without charge after an attempted street robbery in Weymouth. Officers were called to reports that sometime between 8.30pm and 9.30pm on Wednesday 11 January 2017 a man was riding his bicycle outside The Cutter pub in East Street ...
  • Witness appeal after attempted street robberies in Weymouth

    09 March 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward after two attempted robberies in Weymouth. Both offences occurred in Ranleigh Road and officers believe the same man may have been responsible. The first incident took place at around 8pm yesterday,...
  • Witness appeal after alleged shop robbery in Bournemouth

    06 March 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after an alleged knifepoint robbery at a shop in Bournemouth - with one woman being arrested. It is reported that a woman entered Columbia News on Columbia Road, waved a knife toward the shopkeeper and demanded mone...
  • Arrest made after alleged aggravated burglary in Christchurch

    20 February 2017
    Detectives have made an arrest in relation to an alleged aggravated burglary where an elderly woman was reportedly tied up and burgled in her own home in Christchurch. The incident happened at around 9.30pm on Wednesday 1 February 2017 in the Oak Avenue ...
  • Witness appeal after street robbery in Bournemouth

    08 February 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a street robbery in central Bournemouth. The incident happened at around 3.30am on Tuesday 7 February 2017 after the victim - a 62-year-old local man - had attended MJ Wines in The Triangle. As he was walking...
  • UPDATE: Man and woman released without charge following attempted robbery in Bournemouth

    02 February 2017
    A man and woman have been released without charge following an attempted robbery in Bournemouth. The incident happened at around 2.45am on Sunday 7 August 2016 along Old Christchurch Road in the town. The victim, a 48-year-old man from Surrey, was repor...
  • Charges following a reported armed robbery in Bournemouth

    01 February 2017
    Detectives have today charged three people in relation to a reported armed robbery at a jewellers in Bournemouth. At 4.27pm on Tuesday 31 January 2017 officers were called to reports of an armed robbery at Franses Jewellers on Westover Road in Bournemout...
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