A MAN hurled a bottle at a teenage boy when a group of people tried to intervene in an argument.

The group were walking down Poole High Street at around midnight on Saturday July 25 when they saw a man and woman involved in a verbal altercation.

When they went to intervene the man became aggressive and threw a bottle at the group, which struck a teenage boy on the shoulder, causing a cut.

Another member of the group was punched in the face during a subsequent altercation before the man and woman left in the direction of the Dolphin Centre.

Police inquiries into the incident are ongoing. No arrests have been made.