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Officers in Poole investigating an assault on a teenager in the centre of town are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward – with a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak with being released.
The incident happened at approximately 2.20pm on Sunday 8June 2014 at the bus station near to the Dolphin Centre.
– Police Constable Simon Young, Poole Police
A 16-year-old boy from Poole stood with a friend waiting for a bus when an unknown man ‘barked’ at him aggressively for no apparent reason. When the victim asked him what he was doing the suspect head-butted him and ran off toward the service road. The boy sustained a small cut to his face as a result of the attack.
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 8:220. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crime stoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.
Investigations are continuing into a road accident which claimed the lives of a motorcyclist, a female pedestrian and her dog. It happened near Chafey's roundabout in Weymouth at the weekend.
Police say the motorcyclist was a 23-year-old man from Weymouth and the pedestrian was a 63-year-old woman, also from Weymouth. Their next of kin have been informed.
Local people have been left devastated after a motorcyclist ploughed into a pedestrian in Weymouth, killing them both.
A 63 year old woman, and her dog, were killed at the scene, as was the 23 year old bike rider.
Residents have spoken of their shock and sadness at the incident, which happened at the same spot tragic Lily-Mae Jeffries was struck in 2012 on the A354 Weymouth Way.
The road was closed from Chafeys roundabout to Swannery Bridge for around five hours as emergency services worked.
The Met Office has issued a weather warning with heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms expected across the southeast this afternoon.
The yellow warning for rain is from noon until 6pm this evening and localised surface water flooding is possible.
This time last week heavy rain threatened homes across parts of Kent leading to images like these on social media