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Three men arrested following Weymouth stabbing

Police were seen searching properties along Weymouth's esplanade. Credit: ITV West Country

Three men have been arrested following a stabbing in Weymouth.

Police officers were called to Bath Street near the seafront this morning, 4 August.

A man was was taken to hospital with injuries not thought to be life threatening.

Searches by armed officers and a police helicopter led to the three men being detained on the esplanade.

Police appeal to find missing Weymouth man

Daniel Richards, who is 44 years old, was last seen at 2.30pm on Wednesday 2 May 2018. Credit: Dorset Police

Officers searching for a missing Weymouth man are asking for the public’s help to find him.

Daniel Richards, who is 44 years old, was last seen at 2.30pm on Wednesday 2 May when he left the town in his white VW Transporter – registration HJ06 UGF.

The indication was that he was going to cycle in Puddletown Forest.

However, enquiries have shown that his van entered the Brighton area of Sussex on Dyke Road Avenue, southbound from the A27 into the city centre at 7.20pm. Daniel and his van have not been seen since.

Daniel is white, five feet ten inches tall and of slim build. He is bald, has both ears pierced with studs and has sun tanned skin with tattoos on his arms – the one on the upper left arm being an eagle.

When he was last seen, he was wearing black or grey shorts and a black T-shirt. However, he has a change of clothes with him that includes dark jeans and a grey jacket.

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Dorset Police searching for wanted man in Weymouth

Officers are appealing for the public’s help to locate 35-year-old Shaun Fox. Credit: Dorset Police

Dorset Police have released a CCTV image of a wanted man who is believed to have travelled to the area.

Officers are appealing for the public’s help to locate 35-year-old Shaun Fox, who is from Peterborough.

He is wanted for questioning in connection with an allegation of a serious sexual offence in another part of the country.

The CCTV image was captured in Weymouth this morning and officers are urging anyone who has information about Fox's whereabouts to contact police.

Six homes in Weymouth without power after cable damaged

Six homes in Mount Pleasant Avenue in Weymouth are still without power. Credit: Google Street View

Six properties in Mount Pleasand Avenue in Weymouth are still without electricity after a power cable was damaged in the Dorset town.

Scottish and Southern Energy says thousands of homes and businesses across Dorset and Somerset were left without electricity just after 11am this morning, 24 November after a 'third party' damaged an underground cable.

The firm has reconnected most of its customers by diverting power from elsewhere but six homes in the street where the damage happened do not have power.

SSE says it believes the remaining properties will be connected by 4pm today. It apologises to all those affected.

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