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  • Update – rape investigation in Swanage has been concluded

    14 January 2019
    Following an investigation into a report of a rape in Swanage, a decision has been made for no further police action to be taken. The incident was reported to have occurred at around 4am on Sunday 21 October 2018 in Hillview Road. Following an appeal by...
  • Witness appeal following burglary at cafe in Sherborne

    14 January 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a burglary at a cafe in Sherborne. The incident happened sometime between 2.30am and 3am on Sunday 13 January 2019 at The Pear Tree Deli & Cafe on Half Moon Street. The offender gained entry...
  • Exposure incident in Purbeck

    14 January 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an exposure incident in Purbeck. At around 4.15pm on Friday 4 January 2019 a local woman aged in her 50s was walking in Rempstone Forest, Corfe Castle, when a man approached her in the opposi...
  • Update – further arrest in connection with reported burglaries at businesses in Poole

    11 January 2019
    A second man has been arrested in connection with reported burglaries at businesses in Poole. The incidents were reported to have occurred over a 48-hour period between Sunday 25 November and Monday 26 November 2018 at the Dawkins Road Industrial Estate....
  • Witness appeal following assaults in Weymouth

    11 January 2019
    Officers investigating assaults on three people in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At 3.44am on Tuesday 1 January 2019 Dorset Police was called to reports of a fight between two groups of people on Turton Street. Officers attended ...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision in Bournemouth

    11 January 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a pedestrian sustained serious injuries following a collision in Bournemouth. At 6.30pm yesterday, Thursday 10 January 2019, Dorset Police was called to reports of a collision involving a silver ...
  • Update - further arrests in connection with reported stabbing on Weymouth seafront

    11 January 2019
    Two further people have been arrested as part of an investigation into a reported stabbing in Weymouth. The incident occurred at 10.45pm on Friday 16 November 2018, on The Esplanade near to the King’s Statue. The victim, a man aged in his 30s, rep...
  • Witness appeal following assault on teenage boy in Weymouth

    11 January 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a teenage boy was assaulted in Weymouth. At 6.30pm on Friday 4 January 2019 an incident occurred in the area of KFC and McDonald's at the Jubilee Retail Park on Jubilee Close in which a 16-year-o...
  • Appeal for witnesses following medical incident near Bournemouth Airport

    09 January 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a cyclist sadly died following a suspected medical episode near Bournemouth Airport. At 4.48pm yesterday, Tuesday 8 January 2019, emergency services were called to a report of a cyclist who suffe...
  • Witness appeal following reported robbery in Bournemouth

    09 January 2019
    Detectives investigating a reported robbery in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. It was reported that at around 2.40am on Tuesday 8 January 2019 the victims, a woman aged in her 20s and a woman aged in he...
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