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  • Witness appeal following arson in Bournemouth

    24 June 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following an arson attack in Bournemouth. At 5.50pm on Friday 17 June 2016, police were called to reports of a bin fire inside a wooden bin store in Nutley Way in the Kinson a...
  • Assault in Weymouth – witness appeal

    23 June 2016
    Officers in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after an assault in the town. The incident happened at around 6.30am on Wednesday 22 June 2016. A local man in his sixties was near Westham Bridge next to the sw...
  • Dorset Police moves back to Boscombe Hub

    23 June 2016
    Boscombe Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT) has moved back into the Boscombe Hub, following effective partnership negotiations with Bournemouth Borough Council. On Friday 6 May 2016, a water leak occurred at a privately owned flat above the Boscombe Hub, r...
  • Alleged attempted rape in Weymouth – man charged

    23 June 2016
    Detectives investigating an alleged attempted rape in Weymouth have this evening, Thursday 23 June 2016, charged a man. The 29-year-old from Weymouth has been charged with attempt rape of a woman aged 16 or over, a sexual assault offence, assault by beat...
  • Witness appeal following purse theft in Christchurch

    22 June 2016
    Police in Christchurch are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a purse theft in the town. Sometime between 10am and midday on Friday 17 June 2016, a local woman aged in her 70s pulling a red and white spotted trolley was waiting to cross th...
  • Public help sought to identify owner of recovered bicycle

    22 June 2016
    Detectives are appealing for the public’s help to identify the owner of a bicycle that has been recovered in Wimborne. On Friday 10 June 2016, officers seized a red specialised Rockhopper bike from an address in the town. Detective Inspector Andre...
  • Alleged attempted rape in Weymouth – man arrested

    22 June 2016
    Detectives investigating an alleged attempted rape in Weymouth have arrested a man. The 29-year-old man from Weymouth has been arrested on suspicion of attempted rape and two counts of assault by beating and is currently assisting officers with their enq...
  • Summer drink and drug drive campaign - people charged

    22 June 2016
    A total of 20 people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences so far as part of Dorset Police's summer drink and drug drive campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Bournemouth and Weymouth during June and the beginning of July. The ca...
  • New operation to support motorcyclists in Dorset

    22 June 2016
    A new operation commences in Dorset focusing on educating motorcyclists. Today, Dorset Police is launching Operation Wheels that will run throughout the summer period. The operation is a preventative campaign to reduce motorcycle casualties. Riders ar...
  • Rural crime targeted in cross border operation

    21 June 2016
    A cross border operation to tackle criminals targeting rural communities took place on Wednesday 15 June 2016. Dorset Police led officers from Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset to detect and prevent those who use the road networks around the county borders...

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