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  • Counter Terrorism Policing launches winter vigilance campaign

    18 December 2020
    Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) is asking the public to play their part by remaining alert while out and about and to report any concerns to police, security or staff. Counter Terrorism Policing’s Senior National Coordinator for Protect and Prepar...
  • Appeal following phone scam in Sherborne

    16 December 2020
    Detectives investigating an incident where an elderly woman from Sherborne was scammed out of thousands of pounds are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. It comes after several other incidents were reported in other parts of Dorset and...
  • Update in relation to reported criminal damage to vehicle near Wimborne

    15 December 2020
    A woman has come forward following an image appeal in relation to a report of criminal damage to a vehicle near Wimborne. The incident occurred at around 2.15pm on Friday 13 November 2020 in Lawrence Lane in Witchampton. It was reported that a woman thre...
  • Appeal to locate owner of watch recovered in Poole

    15 December 2020
    Officers are issuing an image of a watch that was recovered in Poole in a bid to locate its owner. On Saturday 28 November 2020 officers were on patrol and carried out a search on a man on Ashley Road who was suspected to be in possession of drugs. No dr...
  • Appeal following attempted bag theft and assault in Poole

    14 December 2020
    Officers investigating an attempted bag theft and assault in Poole are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. At around 2.10pm on Friday 27 November 2020 the victim - a local woman aged in her 20s - was walking along Alexandra Road when s...
  • Reported assault in Weymouth – witness appeal

    11 December 2020
    Officers investigating a reported assault on a woman in Weymouth are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. At around 8.45am on Thursday 10 December 2020 Dorset Police was called to reports that an assault had occurred on Dorchester Road. The vict...
  • Public urged to remain vigilant following further phone scams in Dorset

    11 December 2020
    Officers are calling on the public to remain extremely vigilant after another elderly couple were conned into handing over savings to fraudsters in west Dorset. The Force has received number of calls over recent days of fraudsters attempting to convince ...
  • Update in relation to serious collision in Christchurch

    11 December 2020
    A woman who was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries following a road traffic collision in Christchurch has sadly died. Dorset Police received a report at 8.09am on Tuesday 8 December 2020 of a collision on Quay Road involving a black Ford Fi...
  • Appeal for information following commercial burglary on Portland

    11 December 2020
    Officers investigating a commercial burglary on Portland are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. A break-in occurred at a building on the Atlantic Academy Portland site on Lerret Road between 6pm on Thursday 10 December an...
  • Update – Bournemouth murder investigation

    11 December 2020
    A man arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman at a hotel in Bournemouth has been detained under mental health legislation. Dorset Police was called at 8.01am on Wednesday 9 December 2020 to a report that a woman, aged in her 20s, h...

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