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  • Writer's pictureNikki Latham

Witness appeal following road related incident near Bere Regis

Dorset Police Officers investigating a road related incident near Bere Regis are appealing for witnesses and are keen to speak to a motorist who stopped to assist.

It was reported that some time between 7.30pm and 8pm on Saturday 20 January 2024 a Hyundai Tucson had come to a stop on the A31 east of Bere Regis.

It was reported that a man stopped to help and gave the female driver a lift to the nearby The World’s End pub at Almer.

Police Officers attended and, following enquiries, a 28-year-old woman from Ferndown was arrested on suspicion of a driving offence. She was subsequently released on police bail.

Police Constable Ramsay Inkster, of Dorset Police, said: “We are continuing to make enquiries to establish the full circumstances of this incident and I am keen to speak to any witnesses or anyone with information that might assist our investigation.
“I am particularly keen to speak to the man who gave the woman a lift to The World’s End pub so we can get his account of what happened. I would like to stress that we are treating this individual purely as a witness who can help our enquiries.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55240010432. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.


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