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July 2016  

  • Witness appeal following alleged sexual assault in Christchurch

    10 July 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an alleged sexual assault on a woman in Christchurch. At around 6.40am today, Sunday 10 July 2016, it was reported that a woman was approached from behind by a man on Barrack Road in the t...
  • Witness appeal after alleged assaults in Swanage

    08 July 2016
    Detectives investigating alleged assaults in Swanage are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Sometime between 3am and 4am on Sunday 3 July 2016, an altercation took place between a group of 10 to 15 men and women outside Subway in Station Road. A 2...
  • Parting gift from Shaftesbury and Gillingham Home Watch Association

    08 July 2016
    Shaftesbury and Gillingham Home Watch Association (S&GHWA) has donated £3000 of equipment as a legacy to their local Neighbourhood Policing Teams (NPTs), using the last of their funds as they prepare to disband. On Thursday 7 July 2016, Dorset...
  • UPDATE - Summer drink and drug drive campaign

    08 July 2016
    A total of 37 people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences as part of Dorset Police's summer drink and drug drive campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Bournemouth and Weymouth during July and August. The campaign runs between 00...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision in Bournemouth

    06 July 2016
    Police investigating a serious injury collision in Bournemouth believe a number of people witnessed the incident and officers are urging them to get in touch. At approximately 6pm on Saturday 25 June 2016 a single vehicle road traffic collision occurred ...
  • Witness appeal following attempted burglary at store in Wool

    06 July 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after an attempted burglary at a store in Wool. At around 12.50am today, Wednesday 6 July 2016, an offender attempted to gain entry to the Central Convenience Store on Dorchester Road. Damage was caused...
  • UPDATE: Alleged distraction burglaries – man arrested

    06 July 2016
    A man has been arrested in connection with a series of alleged distraction burglaries in Dorset. The 38-year-old man, of no fixed abode, has been arrested on suspicion of burglary offences and has been released on bail until mid-July 2016 pending further...
  • Road closed in Wareham after collision

    06 July 2016
    The A351 Sandford Road at Wareham has been closed due to a multi-vehicle road traffic collision outside the BP Garage. Police, ambulance and fire service are at the scene. The road has been closed between outside the school to the Gurkha roundabout whil...
  • Road closure lifted after collision in Wareham

    06 July 2016
    The A351 Sandford Road at Wareham has been reopened after a three-vehicle road traffic collision outside the BP Garage. Police, ambulance and fire service attended to deal with the incident. ...
  • Witness appeal following alleged assault in Weymouth

    04 July 2016
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to get in touch. At 4.02am on Tuesday 28 June 2016, officers were called to reports of an alleged assault in Bath Street in the town. A 17-year-old boy from Dorchester s...
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