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  • Sexual assault in Bournemouth town centre – e-fit appeal

    03 May 2017
    Officers investigating a sexual assault on a woman in Bournemouth have issued an e-fit of the suspect and are urging anyone who recognises him to come forward. At 4.40pm on Saturday 18 March 2017 a woman was sitting on a bench in Westover Road close to T...
  • Officers and day centre users carry out speed checks in Blandford

    03 May 2017
    Local officers in the Blandford area have teamed up with day centre service users to take action on speeding motorists in the town. The town’s Neighbourhood Policing Team spent the morning with members of the Speaking Up project, run by People Firs...
  • Search continues after report of man in the water at Weymouth harbour

    03 May 2017
    A search operation is continuing following reports of a man seen in the water at Weymouth harbour. Police were alerted at 2.18pm yesterday, Tuesday 2 May 2017, to a report of a concern for welfare relating to a man seen in the harbour. Officers are sear...
  • Fail-to-stop injury collision in Bournemouth – witness appeal

    03 May 2017
    Officers investigating a reported fail-to-stop collision in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At approximately 9.30pm on Friday 28 April 2017 a road traffic collision occurred between a bicycle and a car on Gladdis Road in the West...
  • Arrests made in East Dorset murder investigation

    03 May 2017
    Enquiries and information from the public has led to the arrest of three people in relation to the murder investigation in East Dorset. Guy Hedger was killed in the early hours of the morning on Sunday 30 April 2017 in his home in Castlewood in Ringwood....
  • Body found after report of man in the water at Weymouth harbour

    03 May 2017
    Dorset Police has recovered a body from the water in Weymouth harbour following a search operation. Police were alerted at 2.18pm yesterday, Tuesday 2 May 2017, to a report of a concern for welfare relating to a man seen in the harbour. A body has been ...
  • Further arrest made in East Dorset murder investigation

    03 May 2017
    A fourth person has been arrested in relation to the murder investigation in East Dorset. The investigation was launched by Dorset Police’s Major Crime Investigation Team (MCIT) after Guy Hedger was killed in the early hours of the morning on Sunda...
  • Search launched after report of man in the water at Weymouth harbour

    02 May 2017
    A search operation has been launched following reports of a man seen in the water at Weymouth harbour. Police were alerted at 2.18pm today, Tuesday 2 May 2017, to a report of a concern for welfare relating to a man seen in the harbour. Emergency service...
  • Next of kin appeal – Loretta Lines

    02 May 2017
    The coroner for Dorset is seeking the assistance of the public to find the next of kin of a woman who has died in Bournemouth. Loretta Lines, who was 58 years old, died at her home address on Tuesday 25 April 2017. Her death is not being treated as suspi...
  • Update: Man arrested after designer sunglasses allegedly stolen in Poole shop burglary

    02 May 2017
    Detectives investigating reports of a burglary at a Poole opticians have arrested a man. An investigation was launched after almost 150 designer sunglasses were reported to have been stolen during a burglary at Whiffen Opticians on Bournemouth Road in As...

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