Man arrested after two assaults outside Swanage school

A MAN has been arrested after two alleged assaults outside a Swanage school.

The incident happened outside St Mark’s CofE Primary School, in the High Street, on Monday (June 26).

The first reported assault, on a woman, took place at around 8.15am, with a further incident where a boy was allegedly assaulted at around 3pm.

No one sustained any injuries during the incidents, Dorset Police said.

A 43-year-old man from Swanage has been arrested on suspicion of assault. The arrested man is known to both victims.

PC Mia-Isabella Bowditch, of Dorset Police, said: “I am appealing to anyone who may have witnessed either incident to please get in touch as you may have information to help my investigation.”

Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police via or by calling 101, quoting incident number 55230099231, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.