THREE men have been arrested after a fight involving three men and a taxi driver in Christchurch on Thursday night.

Police were called to a stretch of Barrack Road close to the Fountain roundabout after a row broke out at around 8.10pm.

A spokesperson from Dorset Police said: "Officers were called to reports of an altercation between a group of men and a taxi driver.

"Three men were arrested. All are from Bedford in Bedfordshire.

"A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault and criminal damage.

"A 22-year-old man and a 29-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of assault, criminal damage and using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour with intent to cause fear of violence."

A spokesperson for the South Western Ambulance Service said paramedics weren't called to the incident.