Police in Dorset are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing Dorchester man.
Louis Harris, 18, has not been seen since 4.20am on Sunday (Feb 14) when he was on Weymouth beach near to the Pavilion walking up the steps toward the pier.
He is described as:
- 5'10" tall
- slim build
- short, brown hair
- wearing a blue and white zipped hooded Lacoste top, checked shirt and jeans
We are becoming increasingly concerned for Louis’ welfare as this behaviour is described as totally out of character for him.
He normally has good and regular contact with his family but they have not heard from him since he has gone missing and have not been able to contact him.
A 74-year-old man who sexually assaulted two women at a guest house in Weymouth has been jailed for six months.
Morris Mendoza from Bournemouth pleaded guilty to five counts of sexual assault.
The offences all took place at Studio Guest House, Weymouth in 2012. In one incident, he pushed his victim onto a bed and tried to kiss her neck before she pushed him off. He inappropriately touched her on other occasions.
Police are appealing for information and witnesses to come forward after a man was punched in the face in Weymouth.
CCTV images of two potential witnesses have been released.
The incident happened at around 2.40am on Sunday 17th January along St Alban Street.
The victim, a 19-year-old local man, was walking with a male friend toward Maiden Street. The pair then spoke to two women, before a man approached them and punched the victim in the face.
The victim suffered a broken jaw and required an operation.
No arrests have been made.
“I am now able to release CCTV images of two women I would like to speak to who I believe were in the immediate vicinity at the time of the incident and are potential witnesses.
“I would urge them or anyone who is able to identify them to contact me on 101 as I believe they can assist with my investigation.”
Three men and a woman are being questioned on suspicion of murder after a man in his 20's was found dead at a flat in Weymouth.
Police cordoned off Bath Street by Commericial Road near the seafront around 9 o'clock on Sunday morning.
Detectives have until tonight to continue questioning the suspects. Martin Dowse reports from Weymouth.
Four people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man's body was found at a flat in Bath Street in Weymouth on Sunday.
Three men aged 18, 20 and 43 and a 39-year-old woman, all from the Weymouth area, have been detained and are helping Dorset Police with their enquiries.
Officers said three of the people arrested sustained non-life threatening injuries during the incident.
The dead man’s next of kin are yet to be informed, and the coroner has been notified. Detectives are still investigating exactly what happened.
A five-year-old girl died when she became trapped in a disability lift at a house in Weymouth.
Emergency services were called to a property on Emmadale Close in the town shortly before midday.
Firefighters attempted to rescue her but she was pronounced dead at the scene.
An investigation is now underway into the tragic incident.
Duncan Sleightholme has been in Weymouth.
Police investigating the theft of cash in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward with a CCTV image of a woman being released. The incident happened at around 5.30pm on Friday 26 June in the Poundland store in New Bond Street.
The victim, a 35-year-old woman from Weymouth, had been shopping in the store when she inadvertently left her purse on a shelf. When she realised her mistake, she returned to the store to discover her purse and the £700 it contained had been stolen.
Police Constable Matt Weldon, of Weymouth police, said: “This was a distressing incident for the woman who has sadly lost her savings. I am keen to trace the woman pictured in this CCTV image and am appealing to anyone who saw this incident or who recognises the woman in the CCTV to get in touch.”
Anyone with information should call Dorset Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Detectives in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward after an alleged robbery in the town.
The incident happened at around 6pm on Friday 19 June 2015 in Weymouth Cemetery.
A man approached a group of teenagers before allegedly threatening one of them and stealing their mobile phone and then heading onto Abbotsbury Road.
A 20-year-old Weymouth man has been arrested in connection with the incident and released on police bail pending further enquiries.
“I am appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact me. I would also particularly like to speak to a man who was walking his dog in the vicinity at the time of the incident as I believe he may be able to assist me with my enquiries. Anyone with further information about this incident should contact Dorset Police in confidence on 101.”
British sailors have benefited from home advantage - to make a strong start to the Sailing World Cup at the Weymouth and Portland Academy.
They're hoping a strong showing will help them secure a place at next year's Olympics.
Duncan Sleightholme has more.
Officers in Weymouth are warning dog owners to remain vigilant after a poisoning in the town.
Police received a call at around 4pm on Wednesday 27 May 2015 to reports of a dog being poisoned in the Broadwey area.
The owner was told by the vet that the dog, a terrier breed, had died from consuming a poisonous substance, possibly in the form of slug pellets.
“This was understandably a distressing experience for the victim and we want to prevent it from happening again. We are not entirely sure how the dog came to consume the substance. I’m appealing for anyone with information about this incident, in particular people in the area that may have noticed suspicious behaviour, to contact me on 101. I would also like to warn other local pet owners in this community to remain vigilant to potential poisonous substances. All calls will be treated in strict confidence.”