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Mystery as man found with serious injuries on Portland

Clovens Road, Portland

Published at 11:39am 12th February 2018. (Updated at 7:17am 13th February 2018)

  • Man discovered with serious head injury near steps on Cloven Road
  • Officers want to hear from anyone who may have information
  • Last seen leaving the Cove House Inn in Fortuneswell

Police are trying to work out how and why a man sustained serious injuries on Portland.

At 7.40pm on Friday officers were called out by the ambulance service to reports that a local man aged in his 60s had been discovered seriously injured near to steps on Clovens Road close to the junction with Killicks Hill in Fortuneswell.

He remains in hospital receiving treatment to a serious head injury.

His condition is not believed to be life-threatening.

Subsequent enquiries have established that the man left the Cove House Inn in Fortuneswell at around 7.20pm and began to walk home.

His route took him south along the promenade that forms the sea wall toward Quiddles Café.

Detective Constable Declan Cummings, of Weymouth CID, said:

"At this time we do not know how this man sustained his injuries and it could be that he received them as a result of an accident.

However, I am keen to hear from anyone who was in the area of the promenade at the relevant time and may have seen the man or what happened to him. I would ask any witnesses or anyone with information to please contact Dorset Police."

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