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  • Witness appeal following sexual assault in Poole

    13 March 2017
    Officers investigating a sexual assault at Poole bus station are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 5pm on Monday 6 March 2017 a 16-year-old girl was at the station waiting to catch the number 17 bus when she was approached by an unknown ...
  • 92 motorists caught using their phone in week long crackdown

    13 March 2017
    Following an increase in the penalties for using a mobile phone at the wheel, Dorset Police has taken part in a week-long crackdown against people using their mobile phones while driving, with 92 fixed penalty notices being issued. The campaign ran from ...
  • UPDATE: Arrest following a fire at HMP Guys Marsh in Shaftesbury

    13 March 2017
    A man arrested in connection with a fire on the roof of a building within HMP Guys Marsh in Shaftesbury has been released on police bail. Emergency services were called to the incident at around 8pm on Friday 10 March 2017. All prisoners and staff were ...
  • Arrest following a fire at HMP Guys Marsh in Shaftesbury

    12 March 2017
    Officers have arrested a man following a fire on the roof of a building within HMP Guys Marsh in Shaftesbury. Emergencies services were called to the incident at around 8pm on Friday 10 March 2017. All prisoners and staff were accounted for and a total ...
  • Road closure following serious road traffic collision near Wimborne

    12 March 2017
    Following a serious road traffic collision near Wimborne road closures have been put in place and motorists are asked to avoid the area. Officers were called to the collision involving two cars at Badbury Rings at 10.30am today, Sunday 12 March 2017. Fi...
  • Appeal following serious road traffic collision near Wimborne

    12 March 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a serious road traffic collision near Wimborne. The incident happened at around 10.30am today, Sunday 12 March 2017, at Badbury Rings on the B3082 at the junction ...
  • Emergency services called to fire at HMP Guys Marsh in Shaftesbury

    11 March 2017
    The emergency services were called to a report of a fire at HMP Guys Marsh in Shaftesbury at around 8pm on Friday 10 March 2017. Officers attended and discovered a large fire on the roof of a building within the prison, which is believed to have been sta...
  • Investigation following fire at HMP Guys Marsh in Shaftesbury

    11 March 2017
    Detectives have launched an investigation following a fire on the roof of a building within HMP Guys Marsh in Shaftesbury. Emergencies services - police, fire and ambulance - were called to the incident at around 8pm yesterday, Friday 10 March 2017. All...
  • Man released without charge after attempted street robbery in Weymouth

    10 March 2017
    A man has been released without charge after an attempted street robbery in Weymouth. Officers were called to reports that sometime between 8.30pm and 9.30pm on Wednesday 11 January 2017 a man was riding his bicycle outside The Cutter pub in East Street ...
  • Witness appeal after attempted street robberies in Weymouth

    09 March 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward after two attempted robberies in Weymouth. Both offences occurred in Ranleigh Road and officers believe the same man may have been responsible. The first incident took place at around 8pm yesterday,...
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