Update – man appears in court in connection with reported stabbing in Bournemouth

30 July 2018
A man has appeared at court today, Monday 30 July 2018, in connection with a reported stabbing in Boscombe.

Dorset Police received a report at 10.30pm on Friday 27 July 2018 that a man had been found with stab wounds in Christchurch Road, near to the junction with Gloucester Road.

The man reported that he had been attacked by two men who were known to him in a nearby alleyway, which leads to Corpus Christi Church. His injuries were not life threatening and he has now left hospital.

A 31-year-old Bournemouth man was arrested and has now been charged with wounding with intent and possessing an offensive weapon in a public place. He appeared before Poole Magistrates’ Court today and is next due to appear before Bournemouth Crown Court on Thursday 30 August 2018.

Detectives are continuing to appeal for any witnesses or anyone with information about the incident to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55180119987. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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