4.52 AM Tuesday 31 May 2016

Alleged assault in Bournemouth - Witness appeal

Detectives in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after an alleged assault in the town.

The incident happened along Holdenhurst Road outside the Texaco service station between 1.20am and 1.30am on Thursday 1 November 2012.

A 20-year-old Bournemouth man sustained a broken jaw and was taken to Poole Hospital.

Detective Sergeant Paul Auger, of Bournemouth CID, said: “The incident involved a group of people including men and women.

“I need to find out what exactly happened and how the victim sustained his injury.

“I am appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen anything that can assist me in my enquiries to contact police as soon as possible.”

A 23-year-old Christchurch man was arrested and released on bail.

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 01:32. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.


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