A MAN has been arrested after a parking warden was punched in the face outside a Bournemouth primary school.

A 27-year-old Bournemouth man was detained on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and has since been questioned and released under investigation.

The arrest comes after an incident outside Hill View Primary in Hill View Road on the afternoon of Friday September 13.

A Civil Enforcement Officer was allegedly punched in the face, leading to bruising, at the end of the school day.