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  • Crime reports rise in Dorset during 2015/16

    21 July 2016
    Recorded crime in Dorset rose by 15% last year, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The figures are for the financial year 2015/16 (1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016) compared with the previous 12 month period. The in...
  • Witness appeal after altercation in Christchurch

    21 July 2016
    Officers investigating an altercation in Christchurch are appealing for witnesses to come forward - with one man being arrested. At 6.37pm on Thursday 21 July 2016 Dorset Police received a report of an altercation along Dorset Road in Christchurch. It i...
  • Witness appeal after assault in Bournemouth

    20 July 2016
    Officers investigating an assault in central Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. At around 3am this morning, Wednesday 20 July 2016, Dorset Police received a report of a man having been knocked unconscious...
  • Witness appeal after Bournemouth street robbery

    20 July 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a street robbery in Bournemouth. The incident happened at around 11.30pm on Tuesday 19 July 2016 along Holdenhurst Road. The victim, a 28-year-old Wimborne woman, w...
  • Dorset Police warns ‘Don’t let burglars ruin your summer holidays!’

    19 July 2016
    Dorset Police is thanking the public for their help in driving down burglary in the county, but are reminding residents to stay vigilant in the busy summer months. The Force typically experiences a peak in the level of dwelling burglaries during the summ...
  • Murder investigation in Bournemouth - update

    17 July 2016
    The four people arrested in relation to the murder investigation into the death of 17-year-old Jack Gudge have been released on police bail. Officers were called to reports of a fight outside Tesco Express on Wimborne Road in Winton at around 12.55am on ...
  • Murder investigation launched after death of teenage boy in Bournemouth

    16 July 2016
    Detectives have launched a murder investigation after the death of a teenage boy in Bournemouth - with four people being arrested. Officers were called to reports of a fight outside Tesco Express on Wimborne Road in Winton at around 12.55am today, Saturd...
  • Murder investigation in Bournemouth - victim named

    16 July 2016
    The victim in a murder investigation in Bournemouth has been named by detectives as 17-year-old local boy Jack Gudge. Officers were called to reports of a fight outside Tesco Express on Wimborne Road in Winton at around 12.55am today, Saturday 16 July 20...
  • Witness appeal after serious road traffic collision in Poole

    15 July 2016
    Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a serious road traffic collision in Poole. At approximately 5pm on Thursday 14 July 2016 a three vehicle serious injury road traffic collision occurred on Woodside Roa...
  • UPDATE – Alleged robbery in Boscombe

    14 July 2016
    A woman has been charged in connection with an alleged robbery offence in Boscombe. The 36-year-old from Bournemouth faces one count of robbery and one of grievous bodily harm and is next due to appear before Bournemouth Crown Court on Thursday 28 July ...
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