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  • Witness appeal following sexual assault in Bournemouth

    16 August 2021
    Officers investigating a report of a sexual assault in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The incident occurred between 7.20pm and 7.25pm on Wednesday 11 August 2021 on the steps to the Bournemouth Pavilio...
  • Force works with taxi firms to drive down anti-social behaviour and violent crime in the night-time economy

    13 August 2021
    Dorset Police is working with Weymouth-based taxi firms Bee Cars and Weyline Taxis to keep communities and visitors safe from anti-social behaviour and violent crime linked to the alcohol consumption. Dorset Police recently launched Operation Relentless ...
  • Appeal for witnesses following reported commercial burglary in Poole

    16 August 2021
    Officers investigating an alleged burglary at a business in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward - with one man arrested. Dorset Police received a report at around 9.30pm on Sunday 15 August 2021 of a burglary at P...
  • Witness appeal following reported rape and sexual assault in Weymouth

    15 August 2021
    Detectives investigating a report of rape and sexual assault in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward - with two people arrested. The incident occurred between 10pm and 11pm on Saturday 14 August 2021 on the beac...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Poole

    14 August 2021
    Detectives investigating an assault in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report at around 10.20pm on Friday 13 August 2021 of a stabbing on Canford Cliffs beach promenade. The victim -...
  • Witness appeal following report of rape in Dorchester

    14 August 2021
    Detectives investigating a report of rape in Dorchester are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report that at around 10.30pm on Friday 13 August 2021 a woman - aged in her 30s - was raped in an al...
  • Dorset Police Chief Constable to retire after 30-year career

    13 August 2021
    Dorset Police Chief Constable James Vaughan QPM is to retire from his role after 30 years in policing. Chief Constable Vaughan will leave the job at the end of this week, Friday 13 August 2021, after a long and distinguished career of public service. Ch...
  • Witness appeal following fail-to-stop collision near Sherborne

    12 August 2021
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward following a fail-to-stop serious injury road traffic collision near Sherborne. Dorset Police was called at 12.44pm on Thursday 12 August 2021 to a report of a co...
  • Witness appeal following dog bite incident in Bournemouth

    12 August 2021
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward after a woman was bitten by a dog in Bournemouth. The incident occurred at around 8.45pm on Sunday 1 August 2021 when a local woman aged in her 70s was walking her dog on Fernheath Valley...
  • Appeal for information following suspicious incident in Bridport

    12 August 2021
    Officers investigating a report of suspicious behaviour in Bridport are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. At around 10pm on Sunday 1 August 2021 it was reported that a 15-year-old girl was walking in the area of Foundry Lane, toward ...

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