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  • Arrest made following report of attempted robbery in Bournemouth

    17 December 2019
    Detectives investigating a reported attempted robbery at a shop in Bournemouth have made an arrest. Dorset Police was called at 9.05pm on Friday 29 November 2019 to a report of an attempted robbery at Wallisdown News on Wallisdown Road. It is alleged th...
  • Update – pair due in court in connection with reported robbery in Bournemouth

    11 December 2019
    Two teenage boys are due to appear in court in connection with a reported robbery in Bournemouth. It was alleged that at around 2.45am on Wednesday 28 August 2019 a 16-year-old boy was robbed after being approached by a group of teenagers in Winton Recre...
  • Witness appeal following criminal damage incidents in Sherborne

    16 December 2019
    Officers investigating a series of criminal damage incidents in Sherborne are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Between the evening of Friday 13 December and the morning of Saturday 14 December 2019 criminal damage was c...
  • Warning to residents following burglaries in Shaftesbury

    16 December 2019
    Officers are appealing for information and urging residents to remain vigilant following a spate of burglaries in Shaftesbury. Three of the offences have occurred during the night at residential properties and local officers are warning homeowners to mak...
  • Update – man charged in connection with reported theft of Poppy Appeal charity box in Bournemouth

    16 December 2019
    A man has been charged in connection with the reported theft of a Poppy Appeal charity collection box in Bournemouth. The theft is alleged to have occurred at around 2.50am at a block of flats in St Paul’s Place. Following a CCTV appeal and enquir...
  • Update – man charged in connection with reported theft of Poppy Appeal charity box in Bournemouth

    16 December 2019
    A man has been charged in connection with the reported theft of a Poppy Appeal charity collection box in Bournemouth. The theft is alleged to have occurred at around 2.50am at a block of flats in St Paul’s Place. Following a CCTV appeal and enquir...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision in Bournemouth

    12 December 2019
    Officers investigating a serious injury road traffic collision in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. Dorset Police was called at 10.36pm on Wednesday 11 December 2019 to reports of a collision...
  • #999Calls - Campaign to reduce inappropriate 999 calls

    11 December 2019
    Dorset Police has launched a campaign to help reduce demand on their contact centre during the festive season. Every Christmas and New Year, calls to 999 increase and whilst many are genuine emergencies, many are not.  Already this year the force have see...
  • Appeal for information following collision in Weymouth

    10 December 2019
    Officers are appealing for information from the public following a fail-to-stop collision in Weymouth. At around 9pm on Tuesday 10 December 2019 Dorset Police was called to reports that a silver Ford Mondeo had collided with parked vehicles in Chickerell...
  • Drink OR drive this Christmas – you can’t do both

    11 December 2019
    Dorset Police officers will be out and about in the run up to Christmas and New Year enforcing against anyone who is selfish or foolish enough to drive while under the influence of alcohol. Drivers will be breath tested if police think their driving has...
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