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Five people have been arrested after a man was allegedly stabbed in Blandford Forum, Dorset.
A 20-year-old man was discovered at the rear of a garden on Victoria Road just before 2am yesterday (Saturday). He had suffered serious injuries to his leg and torso. Officers believe the alleged assault happened at an address on Peel Close.
The man was taken to Dorset County Hospital by ambulance and later transferred to Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital where his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
"I am particularly interested in speaking to anyone who saw an altercation between a group of men at around 5pm on Friday 13 November near to the Post Office on Salisbury Road, as we believe the incidents may be linked."
A 39-year-old Blandford man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. Two women, aged 23 and 35 and from Blandford, were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm. A 21-year-old man from Gillingham and a 24-year-old man from Blandford were arrested on suspicion of affray.
All five people are currently assisting officers with their enquiries.
A man has been charged with the murder of a 23-year-old man in Weymouth.
Police called to a flat in Bath Street on Sunday 8 November found the body of Abdal Rahman Al-Rabia. He died from a single stab wound to his chest.
43-year-old Nicholas Price, who's from Weymouth, has been charged with Mr Al-Rabia's murder and the attempted murder of a 20-year-old local man.
He is due before magistrates tomorrow, Friday 13 November.
After investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident we have consulted with the Crown Prosecution Service who has authorised the charge of murder.
Specially-trained family liaison officers have informed Abdal Rahman’s family about the development and are being supported at this difficult time.
This is an ongoing investigation and we are still appealing for any witness or anyone with information about this incident to please contact Dorset Police on 101.
Weymouth's Jurassic Skyline has been lit up this evening to look like a giant poppy.
The tower has a green 'stem', and a red gondola represents the flower, creating a 173ft tribute to Dorset’s veterans on Armistice Day.
Courtesy: Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park