A MAN was arrested in the Alder Road area of Poole following a report of domestic violence.

Police were called to the area on Sunday after an incident which involved domestic-related criminal damage by an ex-partner.

Officers searched the area and arrested a man in a nearby road.

Poole police said the victim is being supported by specially-trained officers and urged anyone affected by domestic to go to the National Centre for Domestic Violence website at ncdv.org.uk

"The NCDV provide support that can assist victims in obtaining injunctions against perpetrators to prevent future contact" said a police spokesman.