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  • Update – arrest in connection with reported hate crime incident in Bournemouth

    21 April 2021
    A woman has been arrested in connection with an incident where a shop worker was reportedly racially abused in Bournemouth. It was reported that at around 7.45am on Thursday 21 January 2021 a woman entered the Co-op store in Madeira Road and made a coffe...
  • Update – man due in court in connection with reported assault and public order incident in Christchurch

    21 April 2021
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a reported assault and public order incident in Christchurch. The incident occurred at around 3pm on Friday 4 September 2020 at Pets Corner on Somerford Road. It was alleged that a man was verbally abusi...
  • Witness appeal after road traffic collision in Poole

    21 April 2021
    Officers investigating a road traffic collision in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The collision, which involved an Audi Q3 and a pedestrian, happened on Ashley Road and was reported to police at 3.10pm on Tu...
  • Appeal for information after body found in water off Lyme Regis

    21 April 2021
    Detectives are appealing for anyone with information to come forward after the body of a woman was sadly recovered from the sea off Lyme Regis. Dorset Police received a report from the Coastguard at 10.48am on Monday 19 April 2021 that the body of a woma...
  • Fail-to-stop collision in East Dorset – witness appeal

    20 April 2021
    Officers investigating a fail-to-stop road traffic collision involving a car and a cyclist in East Dorset are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. Dorset Police received a report of a collision that occurre...
  • Witness appeal following fail-to-stop collision in East Dorset

    20 April 2021
    Officers investigating a fail-to-stop collision in East Dorset are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. At around 7.15pm on Friday 16 April 2021 Dorset Police received a report of a collision involving a BSA mo...
  • Appeal for witnesses following burglary in Bournemouth

    20 April 2021
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following a burglary in Bournemouth. Dorset Police received a report at around 2.15pm on Sunday 18 April 2021 of a burglary at an address in Carrbridge Road. The offenders ga...
  • Reshaped policing areas will provide an improved local response for communities across Dorset

    16 April 2021
    Dorset Police today, Monday 19 April, sees the formation of two Local Police Areas (LPAs) in its drive to provide an outstanding service to the people of Dorset. These changes will allow the Force to better respond to the issues that matter most to commu...
  • Witness appeal following road traffic collision near Bere Regis

    17 April 2021
    Officers investigating a road traffic collision near Bere Regis are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Shortly after 7.25am on Friday 16 April 2021 a collision occurred on the A35 on Sugar Hill close to Bere Regis, involv...
  • Further update following fire on Portland

    16 April 2021
    Two people arrested in connection with a suspicious fire on Portland have been released without charge. Dorset Police received a report at around 6.25pm on Friday 8 January 2021 of a fire in a garage in Ladymead Close. There were no reports of any injuri...

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