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  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision in Winfrith

    08 August 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a head-on collision in Winfrith in which a woman sustained life-threatening injuries. At approximately 3.50pm today, Monday 8 August 2016, a two vehicle collision occurred on the A352 adjacent ...
  • Witness appeal following reported suspicious incident in Poole

    05 August 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a suspicious incident in Poole Park. Just after 3pm yesterday, Thursday 4 August 2016, Dorset Police received reports that a man was seen holding hands with a three-year-old girl in the park, c...
  • Witness appeal after alleged burglaries near Shaftesbury

    04 August 2016
    Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following three alleged burglaries near Shaftesbury. It is reported that the first incident happened sometime between Sunday 24 July and Sunday 31 July 2016 when the offende...
  • Dorset Police increase resources to protect children and prosecute offenders

    04 August 2016
    Dorset Police is expanding the team that deals with cases of online child abuse in response to rising demand. An additional officer has already joined the Paedophile On-Line Investigation Team (POLIT), and another two are expected to join the team by the...
  • Two men due in court for hunting offences

    04 August 2016
    Two Poole men are due to appear in court charged with offences under the Hunting Act 2014. The 54-year-old and 70-year-old will appear at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court on Monday 8 August 2016 charged with hunting a wild animal with dogs, contrary to ...
  • Witness appeal after handbag snatch in Christchurch

    04 August 2016
    Police in Christchurch are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man snatched a pensioner’s handbag in the town. At around 6.50pm yesterday, Wednesday 3 August 2016, a woman aged in her late 60s was walking in Druitt Gardens between the H...
  • Update following alleged assault in Bournemouth

    03 August 2016
    In relation to an alleged assault in Horseshoe Common in Bournemouth town centre on Saturday 16 July 2016, two 20-year-old Poole men have been arrested on suspicion of assault. Both are helping officers with their enquiries. ...
  • Introducing Dorset Police’s new Cyber-Crime Prevention Officer

    02 August 2016
    Joining the fight against cyber-crime in Dorset is Jake Moore, who this week started work in the new Cyber-Crime Prevention Officer role. The threat from cyber-crime is a rapidly growing problem nationally for policing and tackling it is a priority in Do...
  • Renewed witness appeal following fatal collision near Blandford

    01 August 2016
    Officers investigating a fatal collision on the A350 near Blandford have issued a renewed appeal for witnesses. At 10.50am on Sunday 24 July 2016 officers were called to the incident at Spetisbury involving a red and black Suzuki motorcycle and a silver ...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Bournemouth

    31 July 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following an assault in Bournemouth town centre. The incident happened at around 2.30am on Sunday 31 July 2016 when a 23-year-old Wimborne man entered the Lower Gardens wi...

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