A MAN was taken to hospital after being stabbed in the leg in Bournemouth this morning.

Police were called at 5am this morning to Undercliff Drive in Bournemouth after reports a male had been stabbed in the leg.

He was taken to hospital and the offender was located close by.

A spokesperson for Dorset Police said the weapon was also recovered by police.

Police are investigating the incident and are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact officers on 101.