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  • Appeal for information following distraction theft in Poole

    19 October 2021
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward as they investigate a distraction theft in Poole. The victim, a man aged in his 70s, was outside an address in Cliff Drive at around 2.40pm on Saturday 16 October 2021 when...
  • Appeal for information following fail-to-stop collision in Poole

    19 October 2021
    Officers investigating a fail-to-stop road traffic collision involving a car and a pedestrian in Poole are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. The incident occurred at around 4.25pm on Tuesday 28 September 2021 on Bourne Valley Road. A...
  • Appeal for witnesses following assault in Weymouth

    19 October 2021
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following an assault in Weymouth. The incident occurred at around 2.05am on Saturday 2 October 2021 on The Esplanade near to Astrid Way. It is reported that the victim - a m...
  • Witness appeal following reported assaults in Gillingham

    18 October 2021
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following assaults in Gillingham - with one man arrested. Dorset Police received a report at 7.55am on Thursday 14 October 2021 of two men next to a damaged blue Peugeot 206 ...
  • CCTV appeal following sexual assault in Bournemouth

    18 October 2021
    Officers investigating a report of sexual assault at a bar in Bournemouth are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to identify. The incident occurred between 12.30am and 1.15am on Thursday 9 September 2021. It was reported that the victim, a wom...
  • Witness and dashcam appeal following attempted robbery in Poole

    18 October 2021
    Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage to come forward following an attempted robbery in Poole. At approximately 3.40pm on Monday 27 September 2021 a 16-year-old local boy was cycling home from school and was crossing the br...
  • Drink driver jailed for causing fatal collision in Bournemouth

    18 October 2021
    A drink driver who admitted causing a fatal road traffic collision in Bournemouth has been jailed. Dumitru Radu, aged 27, was sentenced at Salisbury Crown Court on Monday 18 October 2021 after admitting offences of causing death by dangerous driving and ...
  • Force offer advice to those who call 999 by mistake

    15 October 2021
    Dorset Police is offering advice to callers who accidentally dial 999, in an effort to reduce unnecessary demand placed on operators.     The Force has seen an increase in the number of 999 calls recently, many of which are abandoned. There are lots of r...
  • Dorset Police works with partners and volunteers to strengthen multi-agency missing person response

    15 October 2021
    Partner agencies and volunteers have been supporting Dorset Police to bring through the latest wave of specially trained officers to support the Force’s missing person investigations. DorSAR (Dorset Search and Rescue), Dorset Search Dogs and HM Coa...
  • Dorset Police celebrates new partnership with Boscombe based charity

    15 October 2021
    Dorset Police and the Boscombe based charity, It’s All About Culture, launched a new partnership today, Friday 15 October, to coincide with Black History Month. Boscombe is one of the most diverse areas of Dorset and the year-long partnership will ...

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