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  • Update – further arrest following reported assaults in Bournemouth

    24 August 2018
    A second boy has been arrested in connection with a disturbance in Bournemouth town centre. At around 9.20pm on Saturday 7 July 2018 it was reported that an altercation took place in the Lower Gardens involving a large group of young people and a smaller...
  • Update – man due to appear at court in connection with reported assault in Bournemouth

    24 August 2018
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with an alleged assault in Bournemouth. The incident happened at around 10.45pm on Thursday 3 August 2017 along Old Christchurch Road near to Superdry. It was reported that a 21-year-old Poole man was with a...
  • Insight into policing Bournemouth as part of #DorsetPoliceLIVE social media campaign

    24 August 2018
    This Saturday 25 August 2018, from 6pm, Dorset Police will be offering its social media followers a front row seat to a demanding shift in Bournemouth as the Force shares updates on the work of a busy frontline response unit. The Force is expecting thous...
  • Update – woman due to appear in court in connection with fatal collision in Swanage

    24 August 2018
    A woman is due to appear in court in connection with a fatal collision in Swanage. At approximately 8.40am on Monday 2 April 2018 a collision occurred between a beige Vauxhall Zafira and a pedestrian on the beachfront off Institute Road. Very sadly, the...
  • Witness appeal following fatal collision in Weymouth

    23 August 2018
    Officers investigating a fatal collision in Weymouth are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. At 10.05am yesterday, Wednesday 22 August 2018, Dorset Police received a report of a collision involving a red Citroen C4 Picasso and a pedestrian outsi...
  • Appeal after giant tortoises stolen from Kingston Maurward College in Dorchester

    23 August 2018
    Officers in Dorchester are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information after four giant tortoises were stolen from Kingston Maurward College. The incident happened overnight between Wednesday 22 August and Thursday 23 August 2018. The offenders g...
  • Witness appeal following altercation in Wareham

    23 August 2018
    Detectives investigating an altercation in Wareham are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 9.20pm yesterday, Wednesday 22 August 2018, Dorset Police received reports of a disturbance in the area of Mill Lane. Of...
  • Witness appeal following burglary in Verwood

    22 August 2018
    Officers investigating a burglary in Verwood are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Between 11.15am and 11.45am on Sunday 19 August 2018 the victim, a woman aged in her 70s, was at her home in The Chase when somebody walk...
  • Update – arrests in connection with reported burglary in Weymouth

    22 August 2018
    Two people have been arrested in connection with an alleged burglary in Weymouth. It was reported that between 1am and 6am on Thursday 16 August 2018 a burglary occurred at a property in Brownlow Street while the occupants were asleep upstairs. Entry wa...
  • Witness appeal following attempted burglary in Shaftesbury

    22 August 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward as they investigate an attempted burglary in Shaftesbury. The incident occurred at a property in Barton Hill at around 12.55pm on Monday 20 August 2018. It was reported that...
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