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Witness appeal following alleged assault in Bournemouth

Alert message sent 11/04/2022 12:25:00

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Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward after a man sustained serious injuries following an alleged assault in Bournemouth.

At around 2.45am on Sunday 10 April 2022 officers located a man with injuries at an address in Cunningham Crescent.

The man – aged in his 50s and from Bournemouth – sustained a serious laceration to his wrist and was taken to hospital for treatment. 

Following enquiries, it is suspected that the man was assaulted outside in the street in Cunningham Crescent a short time before officers arrived.

A 43-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

A 41-year-old man from Bournemouth was also arrested on suspicion of wounding or inflicting grievous bodily harm and has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Detective Sergeant Leo Glendon, of Bournemouth CID, said: “An investigation is underway to establish the full circumstances of the incident and detectives have been checking for any available CCTV and carrying out house-to-house enquiries in the area.

“I am appealing to anyone who was in the vicinity of Cunningham Crescent between 1.30am and 3am on Sunday 10 April 2022 and witnessed any suspicious activity to please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk/do-it-online, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55220056301. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.
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Julie Heath (Dorset Police, Neighbourhood Alert Officer, Dorset)

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