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  • Public appeal to identify owner of found statue

    14 September 2018
    Officers are hoping to trace the owner of a statue that was found in Bournemouth. The statue was discovered on a doorstep of an address in St Mary’s Road in the town on the morning of Sunday 26 August 2018. The occupant recalls hearing a noise at a...
  • Knife amnesty in Dorset: 18 - 21 September 2018

    13 September 2018
    No good can come of carrying a knife, so bin it. This is the message from Dorset Police as it launches a knife amnesty in the county. Between Tuesday 18 September and Friday 21 September 2018 members of the public can dispose of unwanted knives and bl...
  • Statement regarding incident in Bournemouth

    07 August 2018
    At 8.26pm on Tuesday 7 August 2018, armed officers stopped a vehicle containing three people along Castle Lane West in Bournemouth. This was in relation to an ongoing investigation into a reported serious assault in Wimborne Road on Thursday 2 August. Du...
  • Witness appeal following road rage incident in Shaftesbury

    27 July 2018
    Officers investigating a road rage incident in Shaftesbury are appealing for witnesses to come forward. It was reported that at around 8.30am on Friday 20 July 2018 the victim, a woman aged in her 20s, was driving her black Volkswagen Golf and was exitin...
  • Update - witness appeal following reported suspicious incidents in Bournemouth

    29 June 2018
    A man arrested in connection with reported suspicious incidents in Bournemouth has been released from under investigation. At 4.59pm on Tuesday 6 March 2018 Dorset Police received information which reported possible voyeurism offences taking place in the...
  • Update - appeal after reports of a drink spiking incident on Bournemouth beach

    18 June 2018
    Detectives investigating reports a woman had her drink spiked on Bournemouth beach have arrested a man. The incident was reported to have occurred sometime between 4.30pm and 6pm on Sunday 10 June 2018 in the area of Alum Chine. The victim - a woman age...
  • Appeal following reported fight in Bournemouth

    14 June 2018
    Detectives investigating a reported fight between a group of men in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 5.40pm on Tuesday 12 June 2018 Dorset Police was called to reports of a fight near to Belvedere Road in the Charminste...
  • Update – man identified following reported suspicious incidents in Poole

    09 June 2018
    Officers investigating reported suspicious incidents at a bus station in Poole have identified a man they wished to speak to. On four occasions between Monday 12 March and Friday 16 March 2018 two teenage schoolgirls had left school and were waiting at t...
  • Public asked to be vigilant on heritage crime

    25 May 2018
    Dorset Police is asking members of the public to be vigilant on heritage crime. Heritage crime is defined as any offence involving the damage or loss to the historic environment, including all offences involving cultural property. Offences include illeg...
  • Update – public appeal following death of a man in Shaftesbury

    08 March 2018
    Two men arrested in connection with the death of a man in Shaftesbury have been released without charge. On Tuesday 17 October 2017 the ambulance service was called to an address in Lane Side following reports that a local man had suffered a cardiac arre...
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