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  • Appeal after reports of two bus drivers being assaulted in Bournemouth

    13 February 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following separate alleged assaults on two bus drivers in Bournemouth - with one man being arrested. The first incident occurred at around 7.30pm on Saturday 14 January 2017 on a bus that had stopped alo...
  • Man arrested following alleged firearm incident in Weymouth

    12 February 2017
    A man has been arrested following a reported incident involving a firearm in Weymouth. Police were called at 8.43pm yesterday, Saturday 11 February 2017, after reports of a man carrying a handgun in Magnolia Close in Weymouth. Police, including armed of...
  • UPDATE: Appeal after alleged assault in Weymouth

    10 February 2017
    A man arrested in connection with an alleged assault in Weymouth has been released from police bail without charge. At around 3.20am on Friday 16 December 2016 Dorset Police received a report that a man had been assaulted in St Albans Street, following a...
  • Help Dorset Police and Trading Standards share advice this Doorstep Crime Awareness Week

    09 February 2017
    The organisations will be holding a week of action from Monday 13 to Friday 17 February 2017, offering advice and encouraging members of the public to spread the word about doorstep crime. A total of 34 events will be held across the county, raising awa...
  • 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 - appeal after fail-to-stop collision in Dorchester

    08 February 2017
    A man has come forward after a police appeal following a fail-to-stop collision in Dorchester. The incident happened at around 5pm on Friday 3 February 2017 at the junction of the A35 and the A352 turning for Wareham. A black Peugeot 207 was in collisio...
  • Witness appeal after fail-to-stop collision in Dorchester

    06 February 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses after a fail-to-stop collision in Dorchester. The incident happened at around 5pm on Friday 3 February 2017 at the junction of the A35 and the A352 turning for Wareham. A black Peugeot 207 was in collision with a black...
  • Witness appeal following series of breaks to outbuildings in Purbeck area

    06 February 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses and reminding the public to be vigilant following a series of breaks to outbuildings in the Purbeck area. Sometime between 5pm on Friday 27 January and 9am on Monday 30 January 2017, two sheds and two metal storage un...
  • Cyber Security Challenge set to support Safer Internet Day

    06 February 2017
    Dorset Police introduces a Cyber Security Challenge in an effort to promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people as part of this year’s Safer Internet Day. Safer Internet Day 2017 will be celebr...
  • Witness appeal following collision in Bournemouth

    04 February 2017
    Officers investigating a serious road traffic collision are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At about 12,30am this morning, Saturday 4 February 2017, a Hyundai Getz, driven by a 28-year-old man from Poole, was in collision with a pedestrian. The...
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