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  • 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...
  • Update in relation to investigation into death of Emiliano Sala

    11 March 2020
    Detectives investigating the death of professional footballer Emiliano Sala have confirmed that Dorset Police will be taking no further action against a man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by an unlawful act. On Monday 21 January 2019 a plane carry...
  • Witness appeal following theft near Sherborne

    10 March 2020
    Officers investigating the theft of a digger from a farm in Middlemarsh are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 1.15am on Tuesday 10 March 2020 the victim was woken by the sound of the digger’s engine start...
  • Update: CCTV appeal following assault in Poole

    10 March 2020
    Following a CCTV appeal a man has come forward as a witness in relation to an assault in Poole and is assisting officers with their investigation. It is reported that at around 6.20pm on Saturday 15 February 2020 a 65-year-old man was assaulted in the Pr...
  • Appeal after child bitten by dog in Bournemouth

    09 March 2020
    Officers are appealing for the public’s help to identify the owner of a dog that bit a three-year-old girl in Bournemouth. At 11.20am on Tuesday 18 February 2020 the girl was walking with her mother, brother and a friend on Redhill Common. A woman ...
  • Witness appeal following road traffic collision in Poole

    09 March 2020
    Officers investigating a road traffic collision in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. At around 6.15pm on Tuesday 3 March 2020 a collision occurred on Pearson Avenue at the junction with Ashley Road...
  • Update – man charged in connection with shoplifting incidents in Bournemouth

    09 March 2020
    A man has been charged and has appeared in court in connection with two shoplifting incidents in Bournemouth. It was reported that at around 3pm on Sunday 16 February 2020 a man stole a 30g packet of tobacco from the post office on Bradpole Road. A furth...
  • Update – third arrest in connection with reported assault in Wimborne

    06 March 2020
    Officers investigating an alleged assault in Wimborne have made a third arrest. Dorset Police was called to a report of an altercation involving a number of people outside the Wimborne Kebab House in Eastbrook Row at around 1.15am on Saturday 2 November ...
  • Force successful in its bid to arm more frontline officers with Tasers

    05 March 2020
    Dorset Police has welcomed the news that the Force has been successful in its bid to equip more frontline officers with Tasers. In February the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner submitted a bid to the Home Office for additional funding and it...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Blandford

    04 March 2020
    Officers investigating an assault in Blandford are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 5pm on Sunday 1 March 2020, a 14-year-old girl was walking along The Close near to the junction with Dorset Street with a fri...
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