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  • Man charged with theft of Poppy Appeal collection boxes

    16 November 2016
    A man has been charged with the theft of Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal collection boxes. The 49-year-old man of no fixed abode is due to appear before Bournemouth Magistrates' Court today, Wednesday 16 November 2016, charged with seven counts of thef...
  • UPDATE: Alleged street robbery in Bournemouth

    16 November 2016
    Two men have been arrested following an alleged street robbery in Bournemouth. The incident happpened at around 12.10am on Monday 3 October 2016 along Wimborne Road, close to the junction of Withermoor Road in Winton. A group of men reportedly approache...
  • Witness appeal following distraction burglary in Ferndown

    16 November 2016
    Detectives are appealing for the public’s help to find a man responsible for a distraction theft in Ferndown. Sometime between 3pm and 4pm on Friday 11 November 2016 a man knocked on the back door of an address in Woodside Road claiming that he was...
  • Dorset Police urge all motorists - ‘leave your phone alone'

    15 November 2016
    Dorset Police are working with police forces across the South West in a week-long crackdown on people using their mobile phones while driving. It comes as figures from the RAC show that the number of motorists who illegally use mobile phones while at the...
  • Witness appeal following indecent exposure in Dorchester

    15 November 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses following an indecent exposure incident in Dorchester. At around 6.45am today, Tuesday 15 November 2016, a woman was in an address off Buckingham Way when she spotted a man outside the rear of the property. The offe...
  • Appeal after serious assault in Bournemouth

    15 November 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information after a man was stabbed in Bournemouth. The incident happened at around 9.05pm on Monday 14 November 2016 at an address on Pembroke Road following an altercation between the victim and two ot...
  • Witness appeal following reported robbery in Weymouth

    14 November 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward after reported robbery in Weymouth. Between 7.30pm and 8pm yesterday, Sunday 13 November 2016, it is alleged that a man was walking along a path up to Chapelhay Steps when he was hit in the face with...
  • Update: Identity of man found dead sought

    14 November 2016
    A man who was found dead in Sherborne has now been identified. The man was discovered in the area of West Mill Lane in the early hours of Friday 14 October 2016. He has now been identified by HM Coroner as Stephen Jenkins of Cheap Street in Sherborne. A...
  • Witness appeal following assaults in Bournemouth

    14 November 2016
    Detectives in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward after three men were assaulted at a pub in the town. At around 10.15pm on Friday 11 November 2016 an altercation occurred near to the front entrance of The Spyglass and Kettle pub in S...
  • Witness appeal following burglary at a holiday park near Dorchester

    10 November 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a holiday park near Dorchester. Sometime between 9.30pm on Sunday 30 October and 10am on Monday 31 October 2016 offenders gained access to a window of a static caravan at Piddlehinton Camp. A nu...
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