Boy, 16, arrested after man injured in ‘altercation’ in Poole

A 16-YEAR-OLD boy has been arrested after a man was injured during an an altercation.

Detectives investigating a reported assault, in Old Orchard, Poole, said the arrest was made in connection with the incident, which happened at around 2.15am on Saturday, March 25.

Officers attending the scene said they found an injured man at the scene, who was treated by paramedics for a ‘serious head injury’.

“He was taken to hospital for treatment but has since been discharged,” they said.

Following further enquiries by detectives from Bournemouth CID and a CCTV appeal, a 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent.

He has been released under investigation as further enquiries are carried out.

Anyone with information relating to the incident should contact Dorset Police via or by calling 101, quoting incident number 55230046216.

They can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.