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  • Appeal for information following reported burglary near Beaminster

    05 August 2020
    Detectives investigating a reported burglary near Beaminster are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. It was reported that at around 10pm on Monday 3 August 2020 a caravan was broken into in Stoke Abbott and a Stihl 261...
  • Appeal for witnesses following criminal damage in Purbeck

    05 August 2020
    Officers investigating criminal damage to a car in Purbeck are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Between 10am and 3.45pm on Saturday 1 August 2020 damage was caused to a white Dacia Sandero that was parked on Ferry Road ...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury road traffic incident on Portland

    05 August 2020
    Officers investigating a serious injury road traffic incident on Portland are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. At around 1.45pm on Tuesday 4 August 2020 Dorset Police was called to a report of an incident i...
  • Update – four due in court in connection with reported assaults in Bournemouth

    05 August 2020
    Four men are due to appear in court in connection with a number of reported assaults in Bournemouth. The incidents occurred during the early hours of Sunday 31 August 2019. It was reported that at around 2.40am a man was hit over the head with a bottle i...
  • Police urge people to be respectful and protect our beautiful county

    05 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 beau...
  • Update - image appeal following reported dog bite incident in Swanage

    04 August 2020
    Officers investigating a reported dog bite incident in Swanage say a man has come forward following an image appeal. At around 6.30am on Wednesday 22 July 2020 a woman aged in her 30s was walking in Days Park when she was reportedly bitten on the leg by ...
  • Update - appeal for information following reported dog bite incident in Blandford

    03 August 2020
    A woman has come forward following a reported dog bite incident in Blandford. On Wednesday 15 July 2020 it is alleged that the victim - a man aged in his 70s - was walking his dog at Milldown Nature Reserve when he came across a Golden Retriever with a w...
  • Appeal for information following collision in Wimborne

    02 August 2020
    Officers investigating a road traffic collision in Wimborne are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward. The collision occurred at the junction of Leigh Road and Parmiter Road at around 9am on Saturday 1 August 2020 and inv...
  • Dorset Police welcomes updated stop and search guidance

    30 July 2020
    Dorset Police has welcomed updated stop and search guidance published today by the College of Policing. The updated guidance outlines ways in which community oversight and independent scrutiny can be used effectively in the context of stop and search whic...
  • Appeal following burglary in Poole

    31 July 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a burglary at an address in Poole. At 11.41pm on Sunday 26 July 2020 officers were called to reports of a break in at an address in Redwood Road and people with torches. At the time nothing w...

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