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Man Stabbed 5 Times In Weymouth

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11:38am 27th January 2015
(Updated 12:19pm 27th January 2015)

A man's suffered potentially life threatening injuries after being stabbed 5 times in Weymouth.

The alleged attack on the 28-year-old victim happened around 2.30am in the morning on Sunday (25 January) near the Golden Lion on Edmund Street.

Police think the incident started after a fight outside the pub.

They also think there was a second victim.

Detective Constable Neil Gilbraith, of Weymouth CID, said: "One man has been seriously injured and we need to determine exactly what happened.

"We are urging the second victim to come forward in order to help us with this investigation.

"I would also like to appeal to members of the public who witnessed this incident to contact Dorset Police, with any information, as soon as possible."

A 41-year-old man from Weymouth has been arrested and charged with wounding with intent.

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101, quoting incident number 25:53. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.

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