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  • Investigation launched following rape of woman near Wareham

    08 August 2018
    Detectives have launched an investigation following a report that a woman was raped near Wareham. At 12.03pm yesterday, Tuesday 7 August 2018, Dorset Police received a report that an 18-year-old woman had been raped by an unknown man in a wooded area off...
  • Update – man arrested following reported rape of woman near Wareham

    08 August 2018
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported rape of a woman near Wareham. At 12.03pm yesterday, Tuesday 7 August 2018, Dorset Police received a report that an 18-year-old woman had been raped by an unknown man in a wooded area off a country lan...
  • Update – man charged in connection with alleged firearms incident in Poole

    08 August 2018
    A man has been charged and is due to appear in court today, Wednesday 8 August 2018, in connection with an alleged firearms incident in Poole. Dorset Police was called to an address in Belben Road at 9.17pm on Monday 6 August 2018 to reports of a man wit...
  • Update – photo appeal following reported hate crime incident in Poole

    08 August 2018
    A man has come forward in connection with a reported assault and racially aggravated public order incident in Poole. It was reported that at around 12.05am on Sunday 8 July 2018 the victim, a male taxi driver aged in his 40s, picked up two men and a woma...
  • Appeal for information following alleged firearms incident in Poole

    07 August 2018
    Detectives are appealing for information following an alleged firearms incident in Poole. Dorset Police was called to an address in Belben Road at 9.17pm yesterday, Monday 6 August 2018, to reports of a man with a gun. It is alleged the man made threats...
  • Statement regarding incident in Bournemouth

    07 August 2018
    At 8.26pm on Tuesday 7 August 2018, armed officers stopped a vehicle containing three people along Castle Lane West in Bournemouth. This was in relation to an ongoing investigation into a reported serious assault in Wimborne Road on Thursday 2 August. Du...
  • Update – man arrested following reported assault in Bournemouth

    07 August 2018
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported assault in Bournemouth. The incident happened at approximately 3.25am on Saturday 7 April 2018 on Old Christchurch Road. It was reported that a 16-year-old boy was standing near to McDonald’s w...
  • Witness appeal after toddler bitten by dog in Dorchester

    06 August 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward after a two-year-old girl was bitten by a dog in Dorchester. The girl was with her family in the garden of the Trumpet Major pub at around 8.30pm on Friday 3 August 2018 when...
  • Appeal after indecent exposure in Weymouth

    06 August 2018
    Officers in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following a report of indecent exposure at Lodmoor Nature Reserve. The incident happened at around 5.45pm on Thursday 2 August 2018. The victim - a woman aged in...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Poole

    06 August 2018
    Officers investigating an assault in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The victim, a woman aged in her 30s, was walking along New Orchard toward West Street at around 6.30pm on Monday 30 July 2018 when she was ...