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  • Witness appeal following alleged assault in Weymouth

    04 July 2016
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to get in touch. At 4.02am on Tuesday 28 June 2016, officers were called to reports of an alleged assault in Bath Street in the town. A 17-year-old boy from Dorchester s...
  • Spate of commercial burglaries in Bournemouth – witness appeal

    04 July 2016
    Officers are investigating a spate of commercial burglaries in Bournemouth and are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received reports of six burglaries to hairdressers between Friday 8 April 2016 and Thurs...
  • Technical issues with 101

    03 July 2016
    Dorset Police is currently experiencing technical issues with its non-emergency number 101. Technicians are working to resolve the problem but at this time it is unknown when the fault will be fixed. Members of the public are asked to email enquiries@do...
  • Non-emergency number 101 available again

    03 July 2016
    Dorset Police’s non-emergency number 101 is working again. The technical issue which had affected the availability of the number since earlier today, Sunday 3 July 2016, has now been resolved. A range of contact methods can be found on the Dorset ...
  • Witness appeal following dog attack in Bournemouth

    01 July 2016
    Police in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a vicious dog attack in the town. At approximately 6.20pm on Friday 24 June 2016 a woman was walking her Staffordshire Bull Terrier on a lead near to the public toilets on West Cliff...
  • Witness appeal after car tyres slashed in Shaftesbury

    30 June 2016
    Police in Shaftesbury are appealing for witnesses to come forward after car tyres were slashed in the town. Sometime between 6pm on Thursday 23 June and 10am on Friday 24 June 2016 the tyres of three vehicles parked in a residential car park off Coles Cr...
  • Alleged Robbery in Bournemouth – witness appeal

    30 June 2016
    Police investigating an alleged robbery in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward - with one man arrested. At around 3.20am on Monday 27 June 2016 it was reported that a woman was approached by a man on a bike...
  • Appeal after assault in Poole

    29 June 2016
    Detectives are appealing for the public’s help to find a man responsible for assault on an elderly woman in Poole. The incident happened at around 2pm yesterday, Tuesday 28 June 2016, as a woman aged in her 90s was walking through the Old Town area...
  • Dorset Police will not tolerate hate crime

    29 June 2016
    Since the referendum result on the status of British membership of the European Union was announced last Friday 24 June, Dorset Police has seen no related increase in reports of hate crime as compared to the same period last year. Dorset Police would lik...
  • Dorset Police make a special road safety visit

    27 June 2016
    On Thursday 23 June, Dorset Police’s ‘No Excuse’ team accompanied by the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Martyn Underhill visited nine year old Scarlet Fontana at her home in Corfe Castle, following a speed complaint. Dorset Poli...
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