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May 2017  

  • Request for public help after report of paraglider out of control

    07 May 2017
    Officers are searching in Gillingham after a report of a paraglider being out of control and coming down and are asking anyone with information to come forward. At 9.48pm on Sunday 7 May 2017 Dorset Police received a call from a concerned member of the p...
  • Witness appeal following robbery and assault in Poole

    06 May 2017
    Detectives investigating a robbery and assault in Poole are asking witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. The incident happened at around 5.30am on Saturday 6 May 2017 along Haven Road. The victim, a 21-year-old woman from Lymington in H...
  • Public appeal to find stolen bicycle

    04 May 2017
    Officers are appealing for the public’s help to find a teenage boy’s bicycle which was stolen from Dorchester. Sometime between 11am and 1pm on Friday 28 April 2017 a bright orange coloured Orbea bicycle was stolen from the bike sheds at Tho...
  • Witness appeal following burglary at Bridport petrol station

    04 May 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a burglary at a Bridport petrol station. At around 10.49pm yesterday, Wednesday 3 May 2017, officers were called to reports of a till snatch at the Esso garage in East Road. One man entered ...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Weymouth

    04 May 2017
    Officers investigating an assault in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At approximately 9.20pm on Sunday 23 April 2017 the victim was walking his dog along Radipole Lane opposite the fire station when a man shone a green laser pen int...
  • Witness appeal following alleged assault in Bournemouth

    04 May 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an alleged assault in Bournemouth. At around 10.30pm on Thursday 27 April 2017 two 17-year-old boys were cycling along Ringwood Road near Bearwood Motors when they heard a man shouting at t...
  • Fail-to-stop injury collision in Bournemouth – witness appeal

    03 May 2017
    Officers investigating a reported fail-to-stop collision in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At approximately 9.30pm on Friday 28 April 2017 a road traffic collision occurred between a bicycle and a car on Gladdis Road in the West...
  • Arrests made in East Dorset murder investigation

    03 May 2017
    Enquiries and information from the public has led to the arrest of three people in relation to the murder investigation in East Dorset. Guy Hedger was killed in the early hours of the morning on Sunday 30 April 2017 in his home in Castlewood in Ringwood....
  • Sexual assault in Bournemouth town centre – e-fit appeal

    03 May 2017
    Officers investigating a sexual assault on a woman in Bournemouth have issued an e-fit of the suspect and are urging anyone who recognises him to come forward. At 4.40pm on Saturday 18 March 2017 a woman was sitting on a bench in Westover Road close to T...
  • Body found after report of man in the water at Weymouth harbour

    03 May 2017
    Dorset Police has recovered a body from the water in Weymouth harbour following a search operation. Police were alerted at 2.18pm yesterday, Tuesday 2 May 2017, to a report of a concern for welfare relating to a man seen in the harbour. A body has been ...
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