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Shed Break-in in Bere Regis

There was a shed break in Bere Regis on Sunday night / Monday morning but thankfully the owners had an alarm and the offenders were scared off before they could steal anything. A shed break may not sound like the biggest crime in the world but they can incur quite a large financial loss, so … Continue reading

Fake Bank Letters

Lloyds customers should be on the lookout for a new sophisticated fraud that involves fraudsters sending fake bank letters.  The convincing letters being sent are a replica template from Lloyds and include their logo, address and signature from a customer service representative. The letter tells recipients that there have been some “unusual transactions” on their … Continue reading

Witness appeal following burglaries in North and East Dorset

Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a series of burglaries in North and East Dorset. Between Friday 25 November and Tuesday 29 November 2016 there have been a number of reported burglaries to properties in rural areas of Dorset – Blandford, Child Okeford, Lytchett Matravers, Pimperne, Tarrant Gunville, … Continue reading

Dorset Police is warning car owners to leave their keys in a secure place in their home

Dorset Police is warning car owners to leave their keys in a secure place in their home, out of sight of potential thieves. The Force has experienced a number of incidents of dwelling burglary in recent months, which have resulted in the theft of car keys and consequently vehicles. This series began in July, with … Continue reading

Reminder to lock vehicles

Dorset Police have been seeing an increase in thefts from vehicles occurring across the Purbeck area. The general trend they are finding, is that the vehicles are not being locked or secured and offenders are simply entering and taking what they desire from within. Items vary from loose change, coats and electrical items. This has been occurring all over … Continue reading

Advice regarding non-dwellings

There continue to be a number of breaks to sheds, outbuildings and garages in the Purbecks. Dorset Police would like to take this opportunity to remind you all to check the security around your property. Lots of useful advice can be found on the Dorset Police website and we would encourage you to contact your local … Continue reading

Police Release Photo Of Possible Witness To Serious A35 Collision

Police have released a photo of a potential key witness to a serious collision on the A35 and are asking for the public’s assistance to identify him. The collision occurred at around 1.10pm on Saturday 7 May 2016 between three motorcycles on the westbound carriageway of the A35 between Yellowham Hill and Puddletown. It is … Continue reading

Dorset Police info request 8th April 2016

There have been unfortunate residents in your area which have been victims of crime. There has been several recent breaks to both garages & sheds in Purbeck. Sometime between Tuesday 5th & Wed 6th April a garage was broken into in the Randalls Hill area. Dorset Police would like to remind you to secure items and lock your outbuildings. If you see or have seen any suspicious … Continue reading

Reminder to lock outbuildings

There have been unfortunate residents in your area which have been victims of crime. There has been several recent breaks to sheds in Organford. Dorset Police would like to remind you to secure items and lock your outbuildings. If you see or have seen any suspicious activity and have any information such as a vehicle registration, then please contact Dorset Police on 101 with the details.

Witness appeal after commercial burglary in Wareham

Officers in Wareham are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a commercial burglary in Wareham – with images of the stolen property being released (see below). The burglary occurred at a unit at Admiralty Park sometime between Friday 25 March and Monday 28 March 2016. The storage unit and workshop … Continue reading

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