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  • Dorset Police brand police car in support of this year's Poppy Appeal

    07 November 2017
    Dorset Police will once again be showcasing a specially decorated police car with red poppies to show the Force’s support to the Royal British Legion’s annual Poppy Appeal.  The specially branded car will be leading the Weymouth Remembrance Sunday parade ...
  • Witness appeal following robbery in Poole

    07 November 2017
    Detectives investigating a knifepoint robbery in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 1.30am on Sunday 5 November 2017 the victim, a Bournemouth man aged in his 30s, was walking alone when he reached the...
  • Witness appeal after aggravated burglary near Wimborne

    07 November 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after an aggravated burglary near Wimborne that left one man with head injuries. Police received a call at 12.07am today, Tuesday 7 November 2017, reporting that two men had entered Colehill Sports and Social Club o...
  • Update – appeal after reported distraction burglary in Dorchester

    07 November 2017
    A woman arrested in connection with a distraction burglary in Dorchester has been released without charge. The victim, aged in her 80s, was at home at her address in The Grove when it was reported that she was visited by a woman she assumed to be the rel...
  • Update – appeal following alleged robbery in Bournemouth

    06 November 2017
    A man is due to appear in court charged in connection with an alleged robbery in Bournemouth. It was reported that a man had attended an address asking for a specific person in Talbot Road in the Winton area of town between 11pm and midnight on Sunday 15...
  • Update – man released without charge following reported firearms incident in Bournemouth

    06 November 2017
    A man arrested in connection with a reported firearms incident in Bournemouth has been released without charge. At 10.09am on Friday 3 November 2017 Dorset Police received a report that a man was believed to be in possession of a firearm in Bournemouth t...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Bournemouth

    06 November 2017
    Officers investigating an assault in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. Just after midnight on Sunday 29 October 2017 a 20-year-old Bournemouth man was walking from Holdenhurst Road into Christchurch Road...
  • Public appeal following death of a man in Shaftesbury

    06 November 2017
    Detectives investigating the death of a man in Shaftesbury have made two arrests. On Tuesday 17 October 2017 the ambulance service was called to an address in Lane Side following reports that a local man had suffered a cardiac arrest. Sadly the 46-year-...
  • Update – appeal following suspicious incident in Poole

    03 November 2017
    A man who sparked a major police response following a misguided prank in Poole has been dealt with by officers. At 5.30pm on Wednesday 1 November 2017 Dorset Police received reports that a man entered the Dancing Moose public house in Station Road in Ash...
  • Witness appeal following break to sheds in Wimborne

    03 November 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a number of sheds were broken into at allotments in Wimborne. At 8.44pm yesterday, Thursday 2 November 2017, Dorset Police was called to reports that a number of sheds in The Leaze allotments off...

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