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  • Witness appeal after racially-aggravated criminal damage in Bournemouth

    28 June 2017
    Dorset Police is appealing for witnesses following an incident of racially-aggravated criminal damage in Bournemouth. Officers discovered that offensive graffiti targeted at the Polish community had been sprayed across the Riviera Pub on Christchurch Roa...
  • Witness appeal following collision near Weymouth

    26 June 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a three-vehicle collision near Weymouth. At 1.36pm on Saturday 24 June 2017 a road traffic collision occurred on the B3157 between Abbotsbury and Swyre involving a white Mercedes Sprinter van...
  • Update: Man due in court in connection with alleged assault in Bournemouth

    26 June 2017
    A man is due in court in connection with an alleged assault in Bournemouth. Officers received a report that at around 3.30pm on Friday 16 June 2017 a 42-year-old local man was assaulted while walking over the bridge on the approach to the Kings Park Acad...
  • Update: Teenage girl allegedly threatened in Christchurch

    26 June 2017
    A man arrested in connection with reportedly threatening a teenage girl with a gun has been released without charge. It was alleged that at around 5.30pm on Tuesday 6 June 2017 a girl was threatened by a man as she walked her dogs along a bridleway off B...
  • Summer drink and drug driving campaign – further 14 people charged

    23 June 2017
    A further 14 people have now been charged with drink or drug driving offences as part of Dorset Police’s summer drink and drug driving campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Poole and Weymouth during July. A total of 33 people have been cha...
  • Update: Appeal following alleged assault in Bournemouth

    22 June 2017
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault outside a Bournemouth pub have arrested a man. The incident happened at around 12.20pm on Sunday 4 June 2017 outside the Dancing Duck on Poole Road. The victim, a Poole man aged in his 30s, sustained a broken ...
  • Fatal collision in Ferndown – woman due in court

    21 June 2017
    A woman is due to appear in court charged in connection with a fatal road traffic collision in Ferndown. At 2.35pm on Saturday 28 January 2017 a collision occurred on Victoria Road near to the junction with Westwood Avenue involving a white Renault Clio ...
  • Witness appeal after assault in Bournemouth

    20 June 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Bournemouth. At around 3.30pm on Friday 16 June 2017 the victim, a 42-year-old Bournemouth man, was walking with his 69-year-old mother over the bridge on the approach to Kings Park Academ...
  • Bravery, policing excellence and long service recognised at awards ceremony

    19 June 2017
    Police officers and staff were recognised for their exceptional contribution to keeping Dorset safe at an awards ceremony on Tuesday 13 June 2017. The Dorset Police award ceremony was held at Cobham Sports and Social Club in Wimborne, and saw officers a...
  • UPDATE: Appeal for Good Samaritan to come forward

    19 June 2017
    A cyclist injured in a collision near Blandford has been reunited with his bike following an appeal for the Good Samaritan who helped him to come forward. The collision occurred at around 6.30pm on Thursday 18 May 2017 on an unnamed road between Bulbarro...

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