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  • Update – man arrested in connection with reported street robbery in Dorchester

    16 January 2018
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported street robbery in Dorchester. Dorset Police received a report that at around 6.15pm on Friday 24 November 2017 the victim, a local woman aged in her 70s, was walking across the Acland Road car park wh...
  • Witness appeal following indecent exposure in Bournemouth

    16 January 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an indecent exposure incident in Bournemouth. Sometime between 6pm and 7pm on Thursday 11 January 2018 a woman walked along Queens Park Avenue in the town close to the junction with Queens Pa...
  • Update - Photo appeal following altercation between cyclist and driver

    16 January 2018
    Officers investigating an altercation between a cyclist and car driver in Poole say they have identified the woman involved. The reported incident occurred at approximately 8.50am on Thursday 7 December 2017 in Bournemouth Road when the driver of a black...
  • Update – teenager due in court in connection with alleged robberies in Bournemouth

    15 January 2018
    A 15-year-old boy is due to appear in court in connection with reports of two robberies in Bournemouth. Police received reports of two robberies that occurred in the Slades Farm area on the path between the pavilion building and a nearby wooded area betw...
  • Further update following alleged armed robbery near Sherborne

    12 January 2018
    Two people arrested in connection with an alleged robbery at a store near Sherborne have been released under investigation. At around 12.30pm on Tuesday 9 January 2018 Dorset Police received a report of an armed robbery at the Spar store in Yetminster. ...
  • Update - witness appeal following reported rape in Bournemouth

    15 January 2018
    Detectives investigating a reported rape in Bournemouth on New Year’s Eve have arrested a man. The victim, a Bournemouth woman aged in her 30s, met a man in Southcote Road at around 11.30pm on Sunday 31 December 2017. They walked together to a bow...
  • Update – three men due in court in connection with alleged assault in Poole

    15 January 2018
    Three men are due to appear in court following an alleged assault in Poole. An investigation was launched following an incident outside Munchies in the High Street at 2.19am on Saturday 26 August 2017. A 22-year-old Poole man had suffered a serious head...
  • Witness appeal following arson in Boscombe

    13 January 2018
    Detectives investigating a suspicious fire in Boscombe are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At 11.53pm last night, Friday 12 January 2018, Dorset Police received a report of a fire at a flat in Roumelia Lane. Officers and firefighters attended a...
  • Dorset Police Chief Constable Debbie Simpson to retire

    12 January 2018
    Dorset Police has announced that Chief Constable Debbie Simpson is to retire this year. The Chief Constable took up her current position five years ago, after working as Deputy Chief Constable for the Force and following time at Devon & Cornwall Poli...
  • Update – man released without charge following fatal collision in Chideock

    12 January 2018
    A man arrested in connection with a fatal road traffic collision in Chideock has been released without charge. At around 2.30pm on Wednesday 30 August 2017 a collision occurred on North Road involving a green Ford Focus and a pedestrian. The pedestrian ...
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