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  • Image appeal following theft of bikes in Poole

    17 June 2020
    Officers investigating the theft of four bikes in Poole are appealing for anyone with information to come forward - with images of the bikes being issued. The bikes were stolen from a shed at a property in Danecourt Road overnight between Wednesday 10 Ju...
  • Update – man charged in connection with reported robbery in Bournemouth

    17 June 2020
    A man has been charged and has appeared in court in connection with an alleged robbery in Bournemouth. It was reported that at around 12.45am on Monday 25 May 2020 a man aged in his 40s was walking along Old Christchurch Road in the area of Richmond Gard...
  • Man convicted of rape in Bournemouth town centre

    16 June 2020
    A man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison after being found guilty of raping and seriously assaulting a woman as she walked through a park in Bournemouth town centre. Luke Alan West, aged 29 and of Durley Chine Road in Bournemouth, was convicted of ...
  • Appeal for information following theft of catalytic converters from cars in Bournemouth

    16 June 2020
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following the theft of catalytic converters from cars in Bournemouth. Police are investigating two incidents that occurred on the night of Thursday 11 June into the morning of Friday 12 J...
  • Appeal for information following fail-to-stop collision in Poole

    15 June 2020
    Officers investigating a fail-to-stop road traffic collision in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. At around 5pm on Thursday 11 June 2020 a collision occurred on the A35 near to the Civic Centre inv...
  • Appeal for information after woman bitten by dog in Ferndown

    15 June 2020
    Officers are appealing for information to help identify the owner of a dog that bit a woman in Ferndown. The victim, aged in her 40s, was jogging on Poor Common at around 10.45am on Sunday 7 June 2020 and was near to the Heathlands Avenue entrance when s...
  • Man jailed following serious assault in Poole

    15 June 2020
    A man has been jailed for 13 years following a serious assault in Poole town centre. Gary Patrick Sadler, aged 57 and of Victoria Road in Poole, was sentenced at Winchester Crown Court on Monday 15 June 2020. Following a trial at the same court, he was f...
  • CCTV appeal following theft of items in Bournemouth

    10 June 2020
    Officers investigating the theft of items from a front garden in Bournemouth are issuing CCTV images of two people they would like to speak to. It is reported that at around 3.50am on Saturday 30 May 2020 a man and woman approached a property on Bodorgan...
  • Witness appeal following reported racially aggravated incident in Bournemouth

    10 June 2020
    Officers investigating a reported racially aggravated incident in Bournemouth are appealing for the victims to come forward to assist with the investigation. Dorset Police received a report at 4.21pm on Monday 8 June 2020 of a man shouting racially aggra...
  • Update – man wanted in connection with burglary and theft in Bournemouth located

    09 June 2020
    A man wanted in connection with a burglary and a theft in Bournemouth has been located and charged. Police issued an appeal to help locate Michael Matthew McGowan, aged 49 and of no fixed abode, who was wanted in connection with a burglary in Leydene Ave...
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