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  • Update – appeal after man found with head injury in Bournemouth

    16 January 2019
    A man arrested in connection with an incident where another man was found with a head injury in Bournemouth will face no further police action. Dorset Police was called at 2.24am on Tuesday 21 August 2018 to a report that a man who was located on Carysfo...
  • Update – man charged in connection with explosion at house in Poole

    16 January 2019
    A man has been charged and is due to appear at court today in connection with an explosion at a property in Poole. Dorset Police was called at 1.47pm on Monday 22 October 2018 to the address in Sterte Road following a report that an explosion had caused ...
  • Witness appeal following burglary at Bournemouth cemetery

    16 January 2019
    Officers investigating a break-in at a storage container at a Bournemouth cemetery are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 10pm yesterday, Tuesday 15 January 2019, Dorset Police received a report of suspicious ac...
  • Appeal for witnesses following street robbery in Bournemouth

    16 January 2019
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a street robbery in Bournemouth. The incident happened at around 5am on Sunday 13 January 2019 on Old Christchurch Road at the junction with Lorne Park Road. The victim - a local man aged in his 40s - was...
  • Arrests during day of action on county’s roads

    15 January 2019
    A day of action on the roads saw officers target those suspected of posing a high risk to fellow road users. Officers from the traffic unit teamed up with local officers from neighbourhood policing teams to carry out the day of intensification in the Dor...
  • Update – woman comes forward in relation to altercation in Bournemouth

    15 January 2019
    A woman has come forward following a CCTV appeal in relation to an altercation at Kinson Conservative Club in Bournemouth. Officers investigating the incident, which occurred on Friday 21 September 2018, issued the appeal to identify a woman they were lo...
  • Update – rape investigation in Swanage has been concluded

    14 January 2019
    Following an investigation into a report of a rape in Swanage, a decision has been made for no further police action to be taken. The incident was reported to have occurred at around 4am on Sunday 21 October 2018 in Hillview Road. Following an appeal by...
  • Witness appeal following burglary at cafe in Sherborne

    14 January 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a burglary at a cafe in Sherborne. The incident happened sometime between 2.30am and 3am on Sunday 13 January 2019 at The Pear Tree Deli & Cafe on Half Moon Street. The offender gained entry...
  • Exposure incident in Purbeck

    14 January 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an exposure incident in Purbeck. At around 4.15pm on Friday 4 January 2019 a local woman aged in her 50s was walking in Rempstone Forest, Corfe Castle, when a man approached her in the opposi...
  • Update – further arrest in connection with reported burglaries at businesses in Poole

    11 January 2019
    A second man has been arrested in connection with reported burglaries at businesses in Poole. The incidents were reported to have occurred over a 48-hour period between Sunday 25 November and Monday 26 November 2018 at the Dawkins Road Industrial Estate....
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