Arrest after alleged assault in Wimborne town centre

A MAN has been arrested in connection with an alleged assault in Wimborne.

A 21-year-old man, from Bournemouth, was arrested on suspicion of assault after an incident in the town centre at around 10.45pm on October 20.

A Dorset Police spokesperson said: “Officers were approached by members of the public reporting an assault taking place in Church Street.

“A man was located with significant facial injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

“Following enquiries by officers, an 21-year-old man from Bournemouth was arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm. He has been released on police bail as further enquiries are carried out.”

Detectives are continuing to appeal for anyone with information to contact Dorset Police via, or by calling 101, quoting incident number 55230167189. Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously online at or by calling 0800 555 111.