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  • Robbery at shop in Poole - witness appeal

    06 November 2018
    Detectives investigating a robbery at a shop in Poole are appealing for witnesses to come forward. The incident happened at around 11.20am today, Tuesday 6 November 2018, at St Mary's News on St Mary's Road. It was reported that two men wearing scarfs a...
  • Update - appeal following reported rape in Wimborne

    05 November 2018
    A man arrested in connection with a reported rape in Wimborne has been released under investigation. At around 1.10am on Sunday 4 November 2018 it is reported a rape occurred inside an address off Eastbrook Row. The victim - a local woman aged in her lat...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision on the A37

    05 November 2018
    Officers investigating a serious injury road traffic collision on the A37 north of Dorchester are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward. At 9.44am today, Monday 5 November 2018, Dorset Police received a report of a collis...
  • Appeal after distraction burglary in Poole

    05 November 2018
    Officers are appealing for information following a distraction burglary in Poole. The incident happened at around 1.30pm on Tuesday 30 October 2018 in the area of Yetminster Road and Sherborn Crescent. Two men in a white van stopped the victim - a man a...
  • Witness appeal following reported rape in Wimborne

    04 November 2018
    Detectives investigating a reported rape in Wimborne are making a direct appeal for two witnesses to come forward. At around 1.10am today, Sunday 4 November 2018, it is reported a rape occurred inside an address off Eastbrook Row. The victim - a local wo...
  • Update – appeal for good Samaritan to come forward following alleged assault in Weymouth

    02 November 2018
    A woman who came to the aid of the victim of an alleged assault on a vulnerable man in Weymouth has come forward following an appeal. Dorset Police was called to the Weymouth & Portland Borough Council building on Commercial Road at around 3.15pm on ...
  • Warning to young people over use of Xanax

    02 November 2018
    Police are warning young people in the Poole and Purbeck areas over the dangers of misusing the drug Xanax. Xanax, the brand name for the drug alprazolam, is a benzodiazepine - a controlled medicate used in some parts of the world to treat anxiety. It is...
  • Appeal for information following sexual assault in Poole

    01 November 2018
    Officers investigating a sexual assault on a woman in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The victim, a local woman aged in her 30s, was sitting on the green area off Dear Hay Lane by the Hunger Hill roundabout a...
  • Recovered items following warrant - public appeal

    01 November 2018
    Officers are appealing for the public’s help to find the owners of a number of items recovered following a warrant near Wimborne. Dorset Police executed a warrant under the Theft Act at 2.30pm on Tuesday 30 October 2018 at an address in Holt. Duri...
  • Emergency services unite to tackle #Unacceptable assaults on staff

    31 October 2018
    Emergency services from across the south west are working together to highlight the unacceptable trend in the number of assaults on their staff whilst on duty, by launching a new campaign #Unacceptable. As well as fellow blue light services, the campaign...
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