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  • Witness appeal following assault in Bridport

    27 December 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following an assault in Bridport. The victim, a man aged in his 40s, was out running in the town when the assault occurred at around 4.30pm on Tuesday 24 December 2019. As h...
  • Man appears in court in connection with reported assault on police officers

    27 December 2019
    A man has appeared in court charged with assaulting two police officers who were carrying out their duties. Dorset Police was called to a report of a disturbance involving a man and a woman in Iddlesleigh Road in Bournemouth at 9.09am on Thursday 26 Dece...
  • Witness appeal following reported affray in Boscombe

    24 December 2019
    Officers investigating a reported affray in Boscombe are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police was called at 7.39pm on Friday 20 December 2019 to a report of a fight involving approximately 20 people near to Mc...
  • Witness appeal following potential suspicious incident in Blandford

    23 December 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a report that a motorist was seen acting suspiciously in Blandford. At approximately 3.30pm on Thursday 19 December 2019 an 11-year-old boy was walking home from school through Milldown Road car ...
  • Appeal for information following burglary near Dorchester

    23 December 2019
    Officers investigating a burglary near Dorchester where a military medal was stolen are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. A home in Dorchester Road in Maiden Newton was broken into between Wednesday 11 December and the morning of Tue...
  • Wishing our communities a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year

    23 December 2019
    Dorset Police’s Chief Constable and Police & Crime Commissioner are wishing Dorset communities a very merry Christmas. Chief Constable James Vaughan said: “As 2019 draws to a close, I would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a ...
  • Update regarding non-fatal shooting in Bournemouth

    20 December 2019
    Dorset Police is issuing an update in relation to a non-fatal shooting in Bournemouth. As part of a pre-planned policing operation to arrest a man on suspicion of an assault with a knife, armed police officers attempted to stop a black Mercedes car on Ca...
  • Man charged following reported burglaries in Shaftesbury

    19 December 2019
    A man arrested in connection with a number of reported burglaries in Shaftesbury has been charged and appeared in court. Three burglaries were reported to have happened between Sunday 15 December and Tuesday 17 December 2019 in the Shaftesbury area. At ...
  • Further update in relation to reported assault in Wimborne

    19 December 2019
    A man arrested in connection with a reported assault in Wimborne has been released without charge. An appeal was issued following the reported assault in Leigh Road at around 9pm on Tuesday 10 December 2019. Following enquiries, a 23-year-old Wimborne m...
  • Update – arrest made following reported armed robbery in Bournemouth

    19 December 2019
    Detectives investigating a reported armed robbery in Bournemouth have arrested a man in connection with the incident. Dorset Police was called at 2.22pm on Wednesday 18 December 2019 to a report of a robbery at TSB on Old Christchurch Road. It is report...
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