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  • Warning as two people taken ill after taking substance

    04 March 2018
    Police are warning the public of the dangers of a pill known as ‘Blue Punisher’ after two people were taken ill after using the substance. Dorset Police received information from the South Western Ambulance Service that two people had been tr...
  • Renewed appeal in search for missing Swanage man

    04 March 2018
    Officers searching for missing Swanage man Gerald Turner are renewing their appeal for help from the public to find him. The 67-year-old was reported missing at 11.30am today, Sunday 4 March 2018, having last been seen at his home address in Church Hill ...
  • Dorset Police thanks the community following adverse weather

    02 March 2018
    Dorset Police would like to thank the community for their support during the adverse weather. Our determined police officers and staff have been going the extra mile to keep everyone safe. Dorset Police has been working closely alongside partner agencie...
  • Appeal for witnesses after serious assault in Christchurch

    02 March 2018
    Detectives investigating a serious assault in Christchurch area appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Shortly before 10.15pm yesterday, Thursday 1 March 2018, Dorset Police received a report of an altercation involving four ...
  • Update – man to appear in court in connection with reported burglary in Bournemouth

    02 March 2018
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with an alleged burglary in Bournemouth. It was reported that between 4.30am and 7.10am on Saturday 29 July 2017 a wallet containing bank cards was stolen from a flat in West Hill Road. A Macbook laptop was a...
  • Man to appear in court in connection with fatal road traffic collision in Christchurch

    02 March 2018
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a fatal road traffic collision in Christchurch. At around 2.30pm on Friday 13 October 2017 Dorset Police received a report of a collision involving a silver BMW, a parked car and a pedestrian on Mudeford...
  • Public appeal to find owner of suspected stolen iPad

    01 March 2018
    Officers are appealing for the public’s help to locate the owner of a suspected stolen iPad. The iPad 2 was recovered by police in the Bournemouth area on Thursday 18 January 2018 and enquiries to identify and locate the owner have been unsuccessfu...
  • Update – Man due in court in connection with incident in Bournemouth

    01 March 2018
    A man is due to appear in court charged in connection with an incident in Bournemouth. At 7.22am on Saturday 3 February 2018 Dorset Police was called to reports that a woman was being held hostage at an address in Parley Road by a man allegedly armed wit...
  • Witness appeal following attempted robbery in Poole

    01 March 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an attempted robbery in Poole. At 8.10pm on Tuesday 27 February 2018 a man aged in his 20s was cycling along the Dorset Way toward the roundabout at Tower Park. As he cycled through the unde...
  • Road closures on A35 Puddletown bypass – message to the public

    01 March 2018
    Due to the severe weather conditions the A35 Puddletown bypass has been closed both ways between Bere Regis and the Stinsford roundabout at Dorchester. Around 100 vehicles are currently believed to be stuck on the road and officers are reassuring those i...
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