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  • Dorset Police and partners ask ‘Do you know where your children are?’

    09 August 2016
    Neighbourhood policing teams (NPTs) in Weymouth and Dorchester will be working with partners from Weymouth & Portland and West Dorset District Councils, along with business owners and residents, to reduce anti-social behaviour (ASB) at hotspot locatio...
  • Man charged with indecent exposure following e-fit appeal

    08 August 2016
    Police have charged a man in relation to a reported indecent exposure in Christchurch. Officers released an e-fit appeal of a suspect on Tuesday 2 August 2016 following reports that a man had exposed himself to two women on Somerford Road on Friday 15 J...
  • Dorset Police joins in displays of unity at One World Festival

    08 August 2016
    On Saturday 6 August, Dorset Police took part in the Dorset One World Festival in Dorchester, joining in the celebrations that brought people of all cultures together. Officers from the Dorchester Neighbourhood Policing Team and three Equality Champions ...
  • Man charged with assault following CCTV appeal

    09 August 2016
    A man has been charged with assault following an incident at a Weymouth newsagent. Officers issued a CCTV appeal on Thursday 9 June 2016 following reports a woman had been assaulted at Eats and Drinks on King Street on Saturday 7 May 2016. A 35-year-old...
  • Dorset Police increases the availability of drug driving kits

    08 August 2016
    On Saturday 6 August 2016, Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Martyn Underhill’s pledge to increase the availability of drug driving test kits within 100 days of taking office was achieved. Martyn Underhill, who was re-elected on 5 May, sa...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision in Winfrith

    08 August 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a head-on collision in Winfrith in which a woman sustained life-threatening injuries. At approximately 3.50pm today, Monday 8 August 2016, a two vehicle collision occurred on the A352 adjacent ...
  • Witness appeal following reported suspicious incident in Poole

    05 August 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a suspicious incident in Poole Park. Just after 3pm yesterday, Thursday 4 August 2016, Dorset Police received reports that a man was seen holding hands with a three-year-old girl in the park, c...
  • Witness appeal after alleged burglaries near Shaftesbury

    04 August 2016
    Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following three alleged burglaries near Shaftesbury. It is reported that the first incident happened sometime between Sunday 24 July and Sunday 31 July 2016 when the offende...
  • Dorset Police increase resources to protect children and prosecute offenders

    04 August 2016
    Dorset Police is expanding the team that deals with cases of online child abuse in response to rising demand. An additional officer has already joined the Paedophile On-Line Investigation Team (POLIT), and another two are expected to join the team by the...
  • Two men due in court for hunting offences

    04 August 2016
    Two Poole men are due to appear in court charged with offences under the Hunting Act 2014. The 54-year-old and 70-year-old will appear at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court on Monday 8 August 2016 charged with hunting a wild animal with dogs, contrary to ...
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