Violent crime was up 37% in the last year. Police say it's mainly due to a change in how offences are recorded.
Two Charged Over Kinson Murder
Police have charged a 60 year old woman and a 40 year old man with murder following the death of a man in Bournemouth.
45-year-old Angelo Rodrigues died of multlple stab wounds on Friday July 27th.
Officers were called to a flat on Coleman Road in Kinson at around 7.15pm. Neighbours had reported hearing what sounded like 'a violent fight.'
60-year-old Tracey Ann Mansell and 40 year James Kinsley, both from Bournemouth, will appear before Bournemouth magistrates on Wednesday August the 1st charged with murder.
This is the third murder investigation launched by Dorset Police in less than two weeks and the fourth in the county during July.
On Wednesday 25th July, 21-year-old Reece James Menzies was shot in a "gangland" style shooting in Bournemouth.
The victim appears as an extra in singer Tulisa Contostavlos' latest music video.
A few days before that, a Spanish student was found dead in a flat in the town - with reports his head had been cut off.
A woman was also killed at her home in Weymouth earlier in July, a 16 year old boy is charged with her murder.
Witnesses or anyone with any information should contact Dorset police 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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