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  • Witness appeal after woman found with possible stab wound

    15 November 2018
    Detectives investigating an incident in Weymouth that left a woman with a possible stab wound are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. At 7.18pm yesterday, Wednesday 14 November 2018, Dorset Police received a report from the ambulance s...
  • Spit and Bite Guards to be introduced at Dorset Police

    13 November 2018
    This December, Dorset Police will introduce spit and bite guards (SBG) to limit the number of assaults on officers and staff. Chief Superintendent Colin Searle said: “The introduction of this kit is vital to support officer and staff safety. Biting...
  • Witness appeal following collision near Corfe Mullen

    13 November 2018
    Officers investigating a collision near Corfe Mullen are appealing for witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage to come forward. At 5.55pm yesterday, Monday 12 November 2018, Dorset Police received a report of a road traffic collision involving a black ...
  • Statement from Chief Constable James Vaughan on police budget

    13 November 2018
    Speaking about the Police and Crime Commissioner’s comments to the Dorset Police and Crime Panel on 13 November, Chief Constable James Vaughan said: “The Police and Crime Commissioner Martyn Underhill has today outlined our shared concerns about the futur...
  • Update – three arrests following reported burglaries in Bournemouth

    13 November 2018
    Two men have been charged in connection with reported burglaries in Bournemouth. At around 11.15pm on Wednesday 7 November 2018 Dorset Police responded to a report of a break-in at an address in Hawkwood Road. It was reported that a man who was known to ...
  • Witness appeal following attempted robbery of blind woman in Bournemouth

    13 November 2018
    Detectives are appealing for any witnesses to come forward after an attempted robbery of a blind woman in Bournemouth. Shortly before 2.45pm today, Tuesday 13 November 2018, the victim - a woman aged in her 40s - was walking in Pilot Hight Road in West H...
  • Charges following alleged robbery at shop in Poole

    11 November 2018
    Detectives have charged two men in connection with an alleged robbery at a shop in Poole. The incident happened at around 11.20am on Tuesday 6 November 2018 at St Mary's News on St Mary's Road. It was reported that two men wearing scarfs around their fa...
  • Update – man arrested following reported commercial burglary in Poole

    09 November 2018
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported commercial burglary by two men on a moped in Poole. The incident occurred at around 8.15pm on Monday 29 October 2018 at Central Fast Food Supplies on the Technology Road Industrial Estate in Poole. I...
  • Update – appeal after woman found with serious injuries on Bournemouth road

    09 November 2018
    A man arrested following an incident where a woman was found in the middle of a Bournemouth road with serious injuries has been released under investigation. Dorset Police was called at 9.12am on Thursday 8 November 2018 to reports of a concern for the w...
  • Update – appeal following reported purse theft in Dorchester

    08 November 2018
    A man has come forward following an appeal in relation to a reported purse theft in Dorchester. Between 12.45pm and 1.30pm on Thursday 18 October 2018 a woman aged in her 80s reported that her purse had been stolen while shopping in the town centre and h...
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