Arrests after alleged assault at Duke of Wellington pub in Wareham

A MAN suffered facial injuries in an alleged assault at a Wareham pub.

The alleged attack happened at the Duke of Wellington, in East Street, at around 12.25am on Saturday (May 27).

The victim – a Wareham man in his 20s – sustained facial injuries and attended hospital for treatment.

A 22-year-old man and two 21-year-old men – all from Wareham – were later arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

Two of the men have released on police bail and the other is released under investigation while enquiries continue.

PC Liam Sutherland, of Dorset Police, said: “I am carrying out an investigation to establish what happened and am keen to hear from anyone with information.

“There may have been a number of people in the pub at the time and I would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident and has not already spoken to police.”

Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police via or by calling 101, quoting incident number 55230081314. They can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.