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  • Appeal for information following hate crime incident in Bournemouth

    21 September 2020
    Officers making enquiries into a hate crime incident in Bournemouth are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. They are particularly keen to speak to a number of specific potential witnesses they have identified through their investigatio...
  • Witness appeal after swan killed in Poole

    21 September 2020
    Officers investigating an incident where a swan was shot in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report at 8.47am on Monday 21 September 2020 that a swan had been shot by an arrow near to ...
  • CCTV appeal following theft from shop in Bournemouth

    21 September 2020
    Officers investigating a shoplifting incident in Bournemouth are issuing CCTV images of the suspect. At around 11am on Tuesday 15 September 2020 a man entered the Waitrose Store in Wimborne Road in Winton and made off without paying for bottles of alcoho...
  • CCTV appeal following theft in Poole

    21 September 2020
    Officers investigating a theft in Poole and subsequent fraudulent use of a bank card are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to. The victim’s wallet and a disc cutter were stolen from a van parked in Corbiere Avenue in the early ...
  • Update – man to appear at court in connection with reported theft from shop in Poole

    21 September 2020
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with an alleged shoplifting in Poole. It was reported that at around 2pm on Wednesday 22 July 2020 a man entered the Marks and Spencer store in Lower Blandford Road in Broadstone and made off without paying f...
  • Missing man from Dorchester found

    19 September 2020
    Officers searching for a missing Dorchester man are pleased to update that he has been found. Dorset Police received a report on Friday 18 September 2020 raising concern for the welfare of Jamie Rogers after he failed to turn up for work. Following sear...
  • Man found following concern for welfare after a fire near Bere Regis

    19 September 2020
    Officers who were trying locate a man following a concern for welfare due to a fire near Bere Regis are pleased to be able to update that he has been identified and found. At 11.30pm on Friday 18 September 2020, Dorset Police received a report from the f...
  • Witness appeal following serious road traffic collision in Poole

    18 September 2020
    Officers are investigating a serious road traffic collision in Poole and are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The incident, which happened in the car park of Asda Stores in West Quay Road and involved a silver Vauxhall ...
  • Students begin to return to universities across Dorset

    18 September 2020
    The coming weekend will see hundreds of students begin to return to universities across Dorset - returning to a very different student life in the region. As a result of COVID-19 the 2019-20 academic year ended early, meaning this weekend is the first ti...
  • Paper girl’s action saves the life of an elderly man

    18 September 2020
    A ‘paper girl’ from Christchurch has been given a special recognition award by Dorset Police for making a life-saving call after noticing something out of the ordinary when delivering the paper to an elderly man’s home. On Tuesday 15 Se...
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