A MAN has been charged in connection with an incident in Bournemouth in which a man was allegedly seen carrying two knives.

It was reported at 7.41am on Wednesday July 31 that an altercation took place on Colonnade Road involving a group of men. As two men left the scene, one of them was reportedly seen to be carrying two knives.

Police say that following a CCTV appeal, a 45-year-old man of no fixed abode was arrested and charged with possessing a knife blade or sharp pointed article in a public place. He appeared at Poole Magistrates’ Court on Monday and is next due to appear at the same court on Tuesday August 20.