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November 2017  

  • Update - CCTV appeal following attempted robbery in Christchurch

    10 November 2017
    A teenage boy is assisting detectives with their investigation into a reported attempted robbery in Christchurch. At around 7.55pm on Tuesday 31 October 2017 it was reported that a man walked into the Honeymoon Chinese takeaway in Lymington Road, Highcli...
  • Report shows Dorset Police are a good and efficient Force

    08 November 2017
    Dorset Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner welcomed a report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) published today, Thursday 9 November, which assesses force efficiency and leadership. The repo...
  • Man charged in connection with attempted theft in Bournemouth

    08 November 2017
    A man is due to appear in court charged in connection with an attempted theft at a Tesco store in Bournemouth. It was reported that at around 12.30am on Monday 25 September 2017 a man entered the store on Riverside Avenue and selected a large amount of a...
  • Dorset Police calls on the public to surrender illegal firearms

    08 November 2017
    Dorset Police and Devon & Cornwall Police are asking the public to surrender illegally held or unwanted firearms and ammunition. The surrender period runs from 13 November until 26 November 2017. During the surrender period, those handing in firearms...
  • Police day of action in West Dorset

    08 November 2017
    Officers across Weymouth, Dorchester and Bridport have taken part in a day of action to disrupt suspected drug gangs and safeguard vulnerable people in the area. On Monday 6 November 2017 police officers targeted over 60 addresses in Bridport, Dorchester...
  • Update – appeal for witnesses following alleged aggravated burglary in Bournemouth

    07 November 2017
    A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged aggravated burglary in Bournemouth. At around 3.55am on Monday 9 October 2017 Dorset Police received a report that two unknown men had entered a flat in Meyrick Park Crescent through an unlocked door....
  • Dorset Police brand police car in support of this year's Poppy Appeal

    07 November 2017
    Dorset Police will once again be showcasing a specially decorated police car with red poppies to show the Force’s support to the Royal British Legion’s annual Poppy Appeal.  The specially branded car will be leading the Weymouth Remembrance Sunday parade ...
  • Witness appeal following robbery in Poole

    07 November 2017
    Detectives investigating a knifepoint robbery in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 1.30am on Sunday 5 November 2017 the victim, a Bournemouth man aged in his 30s, was walking alone when he reached the...
  • Witness appeal after aggravated burglary near Wimborne

    07 November 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after an aggravated burglary near Wimborne that left one man with head injuries. Police received a call at 12.07am today, Tuesday 7 November 2017, reporting that two men had entered Colehill Sports and Social Club o...
  • Update – appeal after reported distraction burglary in Dorchester

    07 November 2017
    A woman arrested in connection with a distraction burglary in Dorchester has been released without charge. The victim, aged in her 80s, was at home at her address in The Grove when it was reported that she was visited by a woman she assumed to be the rel...
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