Update - Investigation launched following reported stabbing incident in Bournemouth

16 February 2018
A man is due to appear in court today charged in connection with an alleged stabbing incident in Bournemouth town centre.

Dorset Police was called at 6.35am on Thursday 15 February 2018 to reports of a disturbance at an address in Old Christchurch Road.

Officers attended and a local man aged in his 30s was found with stab wounds to his back. He was taken to hospital for treatment. His condition is described as serious but not life-threatening. 

A 23-year-old Bournemouth man has been charged with wounding with intent and is due to appear before Poole Magistrates’ Court today, Friday 16 February 2018.

A 26-year-old man, also from Bournemouth, was arrested on suspicion of assault and is assisting officers with their enquiries.

Both men are known to the injured man.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk, or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55180024207. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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