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May 2017  

  • Residents alerted to fraud in Dorset

    17 May 2017
    Dorset Police is alerting residents to new and emerging fraud trends affecting the county.  Every month, Dorset Police will be updating the new Fraud Alert page on the Force website, with emerging fraud trends that are affecting the residents of Dorset. ...
  • UPDATE: Man found with stab wounds in Bournemouth

    17 May 2017
    Detectives investigating how a man sustained stab wounds in Bournemouth have issued an update. Police received a report from the ambulance service at around 11.40am on Thursday 27 April 2017 that a man had been found injured in an alleyway between Manor ...
  • Witness appeal following reported fail-to-stop collision in Bournemouth

    16 May 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a reported fail-to-stop collision in Bournemouth. At about 9.05am today, Tuesday 16 May 2017, it was reported that a collision occurred between a blue Citroen Berl...
  • Update: Arrest following reported burglary at Bridport petrol station

    16 May 2017
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported burglary at a Bridport petrol station. At around 10.49pm on Wednesday 3 May 2017 officers were called to reports of a till snatch at the Esso garage in East Road. A till tray, a quantity of cash and a...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision in Poole

    15 May 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious injury collision in Poole. At around 2.43pm today, Monday 15 May 2017, a road traffic collision occurred on Wimborne Road near to the police station between a black Renault Clio and...
  • Update: Man charged following reported driving offences in Poole

    15 May 2017
    A man has been charged following reports that a vehicle failed to stop for officers in Poole. At around 10.30am on Tuesday 28 February 2017 a vehicle travelled from Holes Bay Road to Sterte Road Railway Bridge along Broadstone Way, Willis Way and Fleets ...
  • Road closure following serious road traffic collision near Bridport

    14 May 2017
    Officers have closed a road near Bridport following a serious collision. At around 5.36pm today, Sunday 14 May 2017, a road traffic collision occurred on Axminster Road involving four vehicles. Emergency services are at the scene, including the air amb...
  • Witness appeal following fatal road traffic collision near Bridport

    14 May 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal road traffic collision near Bridport. At 5.36pm today, Sunday 14 May 2017, emergency services were called to a four vehicle serious injury collision on the A35 Charmouth bypass. The ...
  • Dorset Police officers to appear on Countryfile

    12 May 2017
    Dorset Police officers are set to feature on the BBC programme Countryfile on Sunday 14 May 2017 at 7pm. Countryfile focuses on issues that impact on the rural community across Britain, with the next episode highlighting thefts of black-headed and Medit...
  • Appeal for information after series of bike thefts in Dorchester

    12 May 2017
    Officers in Dorchester are issuing advice to members of the public after a series of bike thefts in Dorchester. At least 10 bicycles have been reported stolen in the town in the last three weeks. Areas where the bikes have been taken from include around...
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