A THIRD arrest has been made in connection with a serious assault outside an East Dorset kebab house which led to a man being taken to hospital with multiple injuries.

Police were called to an altercation involving a number of people outside the Wimborne Kebab House in Eastbrook Row at around 1.15am on Saturday 2 November 2019. Officers attended and found a local man aged in his 30s had sustained serious injuries.

It was reported that the the injured man had been punched and kicked to the head as he was lying on the ground.

He was taken to hospital and treated for a broken nose as well as cuts and bruises to his face, chest and back.

A 19-year-old Ferndown man and a woman aged in her 30s from Wimborne were also reportedly assaulted during the incident and sustained minor injuries.

Police previously arrested a 19-year-old local man and an 18-year-old Poole man on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm. Both were released under investigation.

Following further enquiries, another 19-year-old local man has now been arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and has also been released under investigation.