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  • Update – second man due to appear in court in connection with investigation into alleged scam

    18 March 2020
    A second man is due to appear in court in connection with an investigation into an alleged scam where a Bournemouth couple were reportedly conned out of a significant amount of money. It was reported that the couple, aged in their 70s, were targeted by f...
  • Update – man arrested in connection with reported assault in Poole

    17 March 2020
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported assault in Poole Park. At around 9.30am on Saturday 1 February 2020 a woman was walking through the park near to the mini golf course. It was reported that a man approached her and accused her of foll...
  • Update – man due in court in connection with reported criminal damage in Weymouth

    17 March 2020
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with alleged criminal damage to a bus shelter in Weymouth. It was reported that at around 11.55pm on Wednesday 5 February 2020 a man was seen kicking over bins in St Thomas Street and jumped through a glass p...
  • Lead theft near Dorchester – witness appeal

    17 March 2020
    Officers investigating the theft of lead from the roof of a church near Dorchester are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report at 3.40pm on Monday 16 March 2020 that an estimated £60,000-...
  • Witness appeal following fail-to-stop collision in North Dorset

    16 March 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward following a fail-to-stop collision in North Dorset. At 7.50pm on Wednesday 11 March 2020 Dorset Police received a report of a collision involving a car and a cyclist on B...
  • Appeal following theft of lead in Dorchester

    13 March 2020
    Officers investigating the theft of lead in Dorchester are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report at 12.53pm on Thursday 12 March 2020 that an estimated three square metres of lead had been sto...
  • Appeal for information following burglary in Lyme Regis

    13 March 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward as they investigate a burglary in Lyme Regis. A home in Charmouth Road was broken into while the occupants were away between Saturday 7 March and Tuesday 10 March 2020. Items...
  • Scam prevention advice and warning to Dorset residents

    12 March 2020
    Officers are urging residents to remain vigilant following three phone scams across Dorset. At 1.28pm on Wednesday 11 March 2020 Dorset Police received a report from a Poole woman, aged in her 80s, that she was called by someone who claimed to be a polic...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision on Portland

    11 March 2020
    Officers investigating a serious injury collision on Portland are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. At 6.46am on Wednesday 11 March 2020 Dorset Police received a report of a collision on the A354 Portland Be...
  • Witness appeal following reported assault in Poole

    11 March 2020
    Officers investigating an alleged assault in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 12pm on Wednesday 11 March 2020 it was reported that a man and woman entered Sainsbury’s on Pitwines Close, attempt...
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