Violent crime was up 37% in the last year. Police say it's mainly due to a change in how offences are recorded.
Man Charged After Armed Robbery At HSBC
Detectives investigating a raid at a bank in Broadstone have charged a man.
Officers were called to the HSBC on Lower Blandford Road at around 9.40am on Thursday 4th April.
A 26-year-old man with no fixed address has been charged with robbery and firearm offences.
He is due at Bournemouth Magistrates on Saturday.
Two other men from Poole - aged 24 and 26 - arrested after the raid have been bailed.
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101.
Anne-Marie Ellement took her own life after claiming she'd been raped by two colleagues.
48 Zany Zebras sculptures were sold off to raise money for Marwell Zoo.
There've been 54 in the last month - from areas including the High Street, Town Quay and Harbour Parade.
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