OFFICERS who launched an investigation after a man was found with stab wounds in a Bournemouth alleyway say no one else was involved.

Police were called by the ambulance service at 11.40am on Thursday, April 27 after a man was found injured in an alleyway between Manor Road and East Overcliff Drive.

The man, aged in his 40s and from Bournemouth, was taken to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries.

His injuries are no longer life-threatening and he is expected to make a full recovery.

Detective Inspector Wayne Seymour, of Bournemouth CID, said: “Following a full investigation and having spoken to the injured man, we have now established that no one else was involved in this incident.

“The man is now receiving the appropriate care in hospital.

"I am releasing this information in a bid to reassure the local community that our investigation has concluded and the matter has been resolved."

  • To contact the Samaritans, call 116 123. Operators man the helpline 24 hours a day, seven days a week