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  • Appeal for information following aggravated burglary in Poole

    26 March 2021
    Detectives investigating an aggravated burglary in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 11pm on Thursday 25 March 2021 two men forced their way into the home of a man in Hamworthy. One of the men grabbed...
  • Launch of campaign to reduce motorcycle collisions in Dorset

    25 March 2021
    Dorset Police are working with DocBike and Dorset Road Safe Partnership to launch a campaign seeking to buck the trend in springtime biker fatalities. In Dorset, per mile travelled, more motorcyclists will be killed or critically injured than any other r...
  • Family tribute following fatal collision in Poole

    25 March 2021
    The family of a motorcyclist who sadly lost his life in a fatal road traffic collision in Poole have paid tribute to ‘a very loved young man’. Officers were called to a road traffic collision that occurred just after 9pm on Monday 15 March 20...
  • Appeal for information following alleged burglary in Poole

    25 March 2021
    Officers investigating a reported burglary at an address in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. It is reported that between 12.55pm and 1.05pm on Wednesday 17 March 2021 a burglary occurred at an address in Alder...
  • Fatal road traffic collision near Dorchester – witness appeal

    25 March 2021
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward following a fatal road traffic collision near Dorchester. Dorset Police was called at 12.32pm on Thursday 25 March 2021 to a report of a collision involving a br...
  • Update – man charged in connection with reported theft from Wimborne store

    24 March 2021
    A man has been charged in connection with an alleged shoplifting at a store in Wimborne. It was reported that at around 5.10pm on Thursday 18 February 2021 a man and woman entered the Co-op store in Smugglers Lane in Colehill and stole a number of items ...
  • Force response to rise in reported stalking offences

    23 March 2021
    In recent months Dorset Police has seen a rise in reported stalking offences reflecting a national increase in domestic related incidents. The increase in offences is likely partly due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In April 2020 there have also...
  • Update – arrest made in connection with reported criminal damage and arson incidents in Christchurch

    24 March 2021
    Detectives investigating a spate of reported criminal damage and arson incidents in Christchurch have arrested a man. Four incidents are reported to have occurred during the evening of Saturday 20 March 2021 in the Burton area. At around 7.35pm on Satur...
  • Witness appeal following sudden death in Bournemouth

    23 March 2021
    Detectives investigating a sudden death of a man after an alleged assault in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward - with one man being arrested. At 8.20pm on Monday 22 March 2021 Dorset Police was made aware ...
  • Witness appeal following reported assault in Poole

    23 March 2021
    Detectives investigating an assault in Poole that left the victim with serious injuries are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The incident occurred between 6pm and 6.30pm on Sunday 21 March 2021 in Southill Road. The vic...

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