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  • Normal service resumes following Dorset Police's 101 phoneline fault

    20 July 2017
    Dorset Police's 101 phoneline has resumed a normal service following a technical fault. The issue was reported to police at around 1pm today, Thursday 20 July 2017. It was fixed at around 2.45pm. The technical fault did not affect the emergency number 9...
  • Dorset follows national trend as predicted rise in crime is reported

    20 July 2017
    Dorset has seen an 8% increase in reported crime, according to statistics for the full financial year from April 2016 to March 2017 that have been released by the Office for National Statistics today (Thursday 20 July). The rise follows predictions made ...
  • Witness appeal after assault at event in Poole

    19 July 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted at an event in Poole. The incident occurred at around midnight between Friday 7 July and Saturday 8 July 2017 at the Sand Polo event on Sandbanks beach. The victim -a 19-year-old Bournemou...
  • Man charged in relation to sexual assault investigation

    19 July 2017
    Detectives have charged a man following a report of a sexual assault in Bournemouth. An investigation was launched following a report that a man had tried to kiss a 19-year-old woman and go into a house with her in the Bearwood area in the early hours of...
  • Car damage investigation – appeal to motorists

    19 July 2017
    Officers investigating how a car sustained damage from an unknown substance are appealing for any other affected motorists to come forward. Sometime between 2pm and 3.15pm on Thursday 29 June 2017 a woman drove her silver Jaguar along Gravel Hill near Wi...
  • Update – witness appeal following road rage incident in Ferndown

    18 July 2017
    A man has been given a conditional caution following a road rage incident in Ferndown. Officers issued an appeal following the incident in the car park of Tesco Express on New Road at 8.38am on Friday 24 March 2017. The offender reportedly shouted abuse...
  • Update – appeal following reported fail-to-stop collision in Bournemouth

    18 July 2017
    A vehicle believed to have been involved in a reported fail-to-stop collision in Bournemouth has been located. At approximately 10.30pm on Friday 7 July 2017 a collision occurred outside Coffee and Dice on Christchurch Road involving a red Nissan X-Trail...
  • Appeal after theft of car in Charmouth

    18 July 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a car containing a quantity of jewellery was stolen from a car park in Charmouth. The black diesel BMW 1 Series was parked in the grassed overflow car park outside the Charmouth Heritage Coast Ce...
  • Update – witness appeal following alleged assault in Poole

    18 July 2017
    A man arrested in connection with an alleged assault in Poole has been released without charge. An investigation was launched after officers were called to Ringwood Road at around 12.30am on Monday 24 April 2017 following a report that a cyclist had been...
  • Update - witness appeal following fatal collision in Weymouth

    17 July 2017
    An 89-year-old man being treated for life-threatening injuries following a collision in Weymouth has sadly died. At around 5.40pm on Thursday 13 July 2017 a serious injury road traffic collision occurred at the junction of Preston Beach Road and Bowleaze...

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