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  • Update – serious road traffic collision near Dorchester

    04 April 2019
    A man involved in a serious road traffic collision near Dorchester has sadly died from his injuries. Dorset Police was called at 10.19pm on Wednesday 20 March 2019 to reports of a single vehicle collision on the A352 Old Sherborne Road near to Herrison R...
  • Update – man arrested following reported attempted rape in Bournemouth

    03 April 2019
    Detectives investigating reports of an attempted rape in Bournemouth have arrested a man. The incident was reported to have occurred sometime between 1.45am and 2.30am on Saturday 13 January 2018 at an address in Wimborne Road in Winton. The victim - a ...
  • Witness appeal following reported robbery in Weymouth

    02 April 2019
    Detectives investigating a reported robbery in Weymouth are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. The incident occurred at around 10.45am on Saturday 30 March 2019 outside the Sports Direct store at the Jubilee Retail Park. The female victim repo...
  • March 2019 knife amnesty – Over 200 bladed items surrendered and destroyed

    02 April 2019
    Over 200 knives and bladed items were handed in to police during the week-long knife amnesty held in Dorset earlier this month. The amnesty was part of the ongoing national knife crime reduction initiative Operation Sceptre and ran from 11 - 17 March 20...
  • Witness appeal following reported indecent exposure in Bournemouth town centre

    02 April 2019
    Detectives investigating a reported indecent exposure incident in Bournemouth are appealing for any witnesses to contact them. At 5.30pm on Sunday 31 March 2019 a woman was cycling alone through Horseshoe Common when she saw a man stood in the bushes. On...
  • Witness appeal following fatal collision in North Dorset

    01 April 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal collision in North Dorset. At 8.57am today, Monday 1 April 2019, officers were called to reports of a two vehicle collision on Ram's Hill near Sturminster Newton involving a silver Pe...
  • Witness appeal following collision near Bridport

    01 April 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a four-vehicle collision near Bridport. Dorset Police was called at 11.05am today, Monday 1 April 2019, to reports of a multi-vehicle collision on the westbound carriageway of the A35. Four ...
  • Witness appeal following burglary in Bournemouth

    29 March 2019
    Detectives investigating a burglary at an address in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and offering crime prevention advice. At around 1am today, Friday 29 March 2019, a woman was asleep in her home in Hankinson Road in the Winton area when she was...
  • Reported sexual assault on bus in Christchurch – man arrested

    29 March 2019
    Officers investigating a reported sexual assault on a bus in Christchurch have arrested a man. At 3.23pm on Monday 11 March 2019 a local woman aged in her 20s got onto the 1A Yellow Bus on the Barrack Road stop by KFC. A couple of stops later by the Tes...
  • New campaign launched to promote road users making better choices

    28 March 2019
    The Dorset Road Safety Partnership has launched a major new campaign titled ‘Choices for Humanity’, which encourages road users to make better choices. The campaign aims to continue to reduce the number of people killed and seriously injured on Dorset r...
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