A woman who was stabbed to death at a barbers in Dorset has been named as 44 year-old Katrina O'Hara.
Police were called to the high-street in Blandford on Thursday evening just after 6pm. They found Katrina who was already seriously injured. A post mortem revealed she died of two stab wounds to her chest.
A 49 year-old local man, who knew Katrina, has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He is currently being treated in hospital after sustaining an injury during the incident.
The Dorset Steam Fair gets underway in Tarrant Hinton near Blandford Forum today (Weds).
The five day event attracts steam enthusiasts from across the globe.
Police are appealing for information after a fishing boat was stolen from outside a house in the Iwerne Minster area of Blandford in Dorset.
The vessel was taken while mounted on a galvanised iron trailer parked on the roadside on Higher Street.
Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after an assault outside a supermarket in Blandford.
The incident happened at around 1.50pm on Wednesday 25 July 2012 in the car park of Morrison’s on West Street.
The victim, a 26-year-old woman from Birmingham, was unlocking her car when she was approached from behind and punched in the face, causing her to fall to the ground.
She suffered bruising and swelling as a result of the attack.