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  • Witness appeal following reported assault on Portland

    10 August 2020
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault on Portland are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 1.30am on Sunday 9 August 2020 officers attended a report of an assault on Fortuneswell. It is alleged that two loca...
  • Witness appeal following reported shooting incident in Blandford

    10 August 2020
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a reported shooting incident in Blandford. Dorset Police was called at 3.17pm on Sunday 9 August 2020 by the ambulance service to reports a woman had been shot with a BB gun as she was gett...
  • Witness appeal following indecent exposure incident in Poole

    09 August 2020
    Officers are appealing for any witnesses to come forward following an indecent exposure incident in Poole. Sometime between 2.55pm and 3.10pm on Saturday 8 August 2020 the victim - a local woman aged in her 20s - was walking along a secluded section of T...
  • Witness appeal following sexual assault in Weymouth

    08 August 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a teenager was sexually assaulted in Weymouth. The victim - who is 14 years old - was standing on the pavement on The Esplanade near to the King’s Statue at around 2.40pm on Tuesday 4 Augus...
  • Marine operation sees agencies join forces on the water

    07 August 2020
    Dorset Police and partner agencies got together for a day of action on land and sea along Dorset’s coastline on Saturday 1 August 2020, following increasing concerns about speeding watercraft. Police joined officers from Poole Harbour Commissioners...
  • Witness appeal following reported stabbing in Poole

    07 August 2020
    Detectives investigating a reported stabbing incident in Poole are appealing for any passing witnesses or motorists with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. Dorset Police was called at 6.11am on Friday 7 August 2020 to reports of a stabbing in Adas...
  • Update in relation to reported serious assault in Bournemouth

    06 August 2020
    A man has come forward following a CCTV appeal in relation to a reported serious assault in Bournemouth. The incident occurred at around 10.15pm on Tuesday 7 July 2020 in the Kings Park area. It was reported that a man aged in his 20s had been assaulted ...
  • Agencies prepared for crowds and very hot weather this weekend

    06 August 2020
    Partner agencies across Dorset are encouraging people to enjoy Dorset safely this weekend, as temperatures are expected to reach highs of around 27 degrees Celsius. Measures are in place to cope with additional demand which could be placed on councils, t...
  • Update following serious road traffic incident in Gillingham

    06 August 2020
    A pedestrian involved in a road traffic incident in Gillingham has very sadly died as a result of his injuries. At approximately 2.45pm on Monday 13 July 2020 officers were called to a report of a collision involving a Ford Fiesta and a pedestrian in a c...
  • Police urge people to be respectful and protect our beautiful counties

    04 August 2020
    Visitors and local residents alike are reminded to take their rubbish home with them, respect social distancing rules and not to use disposable barbecues, in an effort to protect Dorset for everyone. During the summer months some of the area’s bea...

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