A BOURNEMOUTH man suffered serious injuries following an alleged altercation through a car window in Springbourne.

The man, in his 20s, was a passenger in a silver Ford that had stopped at traffic lights near the Esso garage in Holdenhurst Road at some point between 12pm and 4pm on Sunday, March 16.

Ethan Francis Stanley, 24, from Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, appeared at Winchester Crown Court on Friday charged with wounding with intent.

Dorset Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Detective Sergeant Dave Webster, of Dorset CID, said: “I would like to hear from anyone who saw an altercation between the passenger of a silver Ford car which stopped at the traffic lights and a man who approached the passenger side.”

Contact Dorset Police with information on 101 quoting incident number 24:241, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111. Mobile tarrifs may apply.