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  • Update – arrests made following reported serious assault in Bournemouth

    18 July 2019
    Three people arrested in connection with a reported serious assault in Bournemouth will face no further police action. At 1.02pm on Monday 15 July 2019 we received a report that two boys aged 16 and 17 had suffered stab wounds in Boscombe Spa Road. The ...
  • Dorset Police supports national firearms surrender

    18 July 2019
    Police urge the public to hand in unwanted guns and ammunition in support of national campaign Dorset Police is appealing for people to hand in unwanted guns and ammunition during a two week national surrender period from 20 July to 4 August 2019. The p...
  • Appeal for information following farm burglary in West Dorset

    18 July 2019
    Officers investigating a burglary at a farm in West Dorset are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. The burglary occurred on the night of Wednesday 17 July 2019, sometime after 8.45pm at a farm in the Maiden Newton area. It was discove...
  • Further arrests made following reported serious assault in Bournemouth

    16 July 2019
    Detectives investigating an alleged serious assault in Bournemouth have arrested a further four people. At 1.02pm on Monday 15 July 2019 we received a report that two boys aged 16 and 17 had suffered stab wounds in Boscombe Spa Road. It was reported tha...
  • Witness appeal following reported serious assault in Bournemouth

    16 July 2019
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a reported serious assault in Bournemouth. At 1.02pm yesterday, Monday 15 July 2019, we received a report of two boys aged 16 and 17 who had suffered stab wounds in Boscombe Spa Road. It w...
  • Operation Snap launches in Dorset

    16 July 2019
    Secure website allows public to upload video and photos of driving incidentsDorset Police has announced the launch of Operation Snap, a secure online portal through which members of the public can upload dashcam or otherwise filmed video and digital photo...
  • Update – serious road traffic collision in Bournemouth

    15 July 2019
    A man involved in a serious road traffic collision in Bournemouth has sadly died from his injuries. Dorset Police was called at 8.36am on Sunday 26 May 2019 to reports of a collision in West Cliff Road. It was reported that a green Volkswagen Sharan col...
  • Update - CCTV appeal following reported theft of pushchair from baby store in Poole

    15 July 2019
    A man has been interviewed by officers in relation to the alleged theft of a pushchair from a store in Poole. It was reported that a man entered Mothercare on Poole Retail Park in Branksome at 3.14pm on Saturday 12 January 2019, browsed the pushchairs, s...
  • Update – man charged in connection with reported theft of charity boxes in Christchurch

    11 July 2019
    A man has been arrested and charged in connection with the alleged theft of charity boxes from a pub in Christchurch. The incident occurred at around 7.30am on Saturday 6 October 2018 at Ye Old George Inn in Castle Street, with entry reportedly forced to...
  • Fail-to-stop collision near Dorchester – appeal

    10 July 2019
    Officers investigating a fail-to-stop collision near Dorchester are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 10.45pm on Wednesday 3 July 2019 a local woman aged in her 20s was driving her Honda Jazz in the outside lane along the westbound carri...
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