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  • Fraud and cyber-crime cost Dorset £8million in the past year

    18 October 2016
    • 71% of people in the South West said their top concern is identity theft • 38% of people in the region use the same password for multiple online accounts • UK lost nearly £11 billion in the last year to fraud and cyber-crime • ...
  • Photo appeal after theft of Harley Davidson near Wareham

    17 October 2016
    Police are releasing a photo of a Harley Davidson motorcycle that was stolen near Wareham and are appealing for information as to its whereabouts. The bike was taken from a property in Morden sometime between Sunday 2 October and Wednesday 5 October 2016...
  • Man arrested after two reported robberies in Poole and Bournemouth

    17 October 2016
    Detectives investigating two reported robberies in Poole and Bournemouth have arrested a man in relation to the incidents. The first incident happened at around 9.20pm on Wednesday 12 October 2016 at the Co-op on Oakdale Road. A second reported robbery ...
  • Fail-to-stop collision in Poole – witness appeal

    17 October 2016
    Officers investigating a fail-to-stop collision in Poole are appealing for three Good Samaritans to come forward. At around 9.10pm on Monday 10 October 2016 a road traffic collision occurred in Sea View Road between a car and a pedestrian. A local woman...
  • Identity of man found dead sought

    15 October 2016
    Officers are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who was found dead in Sherborne. The man was discovered in the area of West Mill Lane in the early hours of Friday 14 October 2016. Despite various enquiries, officers have not been abl...
  • Witness appeal following robbery in Bournemouth

    15 October 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a robbery in Bournemouth. The victim, a 67-year-old local man, and offender boarded the M1 bus at the Bath Road and Lansdown roundabout stop at around 1.15pm on Frid...
  • Assault in Bournemouth – witness appeal

    15 October 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after an assault in Bournemouth. The incident occurred at McDonalds on Old Christchurch Road at approximately 11.07pm on Friday 14 October 2016. A male member of staff wa...
  • Witness appeal after serious road traffic collision in Christchurch

    15 October 2016
    Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a serious road traffic collision in Christchurch - with one man being arrested. The incident happened at around 2.36am this morning, Saturday 15 October 2016, on t...
  • Community reassurance following fatal collision in Poole

    14 October 2016
    Police are offering reassurances to the community following the tragic death of a schoolboy after a road traffic collision in Poole. The incident happened at around 8.09am on Wednesday 12 October 2016 in Sherborn Crescent in the Canford Heath area. Seve...
  • Dorset Police welcomes rape monitoring report

    13 October 2016
    Dorset Police have welcomed the HM Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) Rape Monitoring Group Report which was published today, Thursday 13 October 2016. The HMIC Rape Monitoring Group report inspects the national response to the rape of adults and childr...
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