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  • Witness appeal following reported rape in Wimborne

    04 November 2018
    Detectives investigating a reported rape in Wimborne are making a direct appeal for two witnesses to come forward. At around 1.10am today, Sunday 4 November 2018, it is reported a rape occurred inside an address off Eastbrook Row. The victim - a local wo...
  • Warning to young people over use of Xanax

    02 November 2018
    Police are warning young people in the Poole and Purbeck areas over the dangers of misusing the drug Xanax. Xanax, the brand name for the drug alprazolam, is a benzodiazepine - a controlled medicate used in some parts of the world to treat anxiety. It is...
  • Update – appeal for good Samaritan to come forward following alleged assault in Weymouth

    02 November 2018
    A woman who came to the aid of the victim of an alleged assault on a vulnerable man in Weymouth has come forward following an appeal. Dorset Police was called to the Weymouth & Portland Borough Council building on Commercial Road at around 3.15pm on ...
  • Appeal for information following sexual assault in Poole

    01 November 2018
    Officers investigating a sexual assault on a woman in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The victim, a local woman aged in her 30s, was sitting on the green area off Dear Hay Lane by the Hunger Hill roundabout a...
  • Recovered items following warrant - public appeal

    01 November 2018
    Officers are appealing for the public’s help to find the owners of a number of items recovered following a warrant near Wimborne. Dorset Police executed a warrant under the Theft Act at 2.30pm on Tuesday 30 October 2018 at an address in Holt. Duri...
  • Emergency services unite to tackle #Unacceptable assaults on staff

    31 October 2018
    Emergency services from across the south west are working together to highlight the unacceptable trend in the number of assaults on their staff whilst on duty, by launching a new campaign #Unacceptable. As well as fellow blue light services, the campaign...
  • Update – man arrested in connection with serious collision in Poole

    31 October 2018
    A man has been arrested in connection with a serious injury collision in Poole. At around 11.30am on Tuesday 2 October 2018 a collision occurred on Creekmoor Lane involving a blue and white motorcycle and a Red Seat Ibiza car. The male motorcyclist, age...
  • Update – boy due to appear in court in connection with reported suspicious fire near Dorchester

    31 October 2018
    A boy is due to appear in court in connection with a reported suspicious fire near Dorchester. At 9.42pm on Thursday 25 January 2018 Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire at the old RAF hangers at Crossways. The ser...
  • Family tribute to man who died in collision on A35 Puddletown bypass

    30 October 2018
    The family of a man who died in a fatal road traffic collision on the A35 Puddletown bypass have issued a tribute. At around 7.30pm on Tuesday 16 October 2018 a collision occurred on the eastbound carriageway between the Northbrook Interchange at the A35...
  • Update - woman charged following alleged assault in Weymouth

    30 October 2018
    A woman has been charged in relation to an alleged serious assault in Weymouth. Dorset Police was called at 6.58pm on Sunday 28 October 2018 to reports of an assault on Ranelagh Road. It is alleged that a woman was assaulted by another woman causing a c...
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