A 16-YEAR-OLD boy has been arrested following a violent double stabbing in Poole town centre.

The teenager was detained on suspicion of inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent and has since been released on bail, pending further inquiries.

At around 4.30am on Monday December 21 2020 an altercation took place in the multi-storey car park in Hill Street. A man aged in his 30s sustained a deep cut to his neck and another man, also aged in his 30s, sustained a stab wound to his back.

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Both men were taken to hospital for treatment to serious injuries, but have since been discharged.

The car park was cordoned off and forensics officers carried out a detailed examination of the area.

Neighbours said police also searched bins in the surrounding area.

Two men arrested at the time on suspicion of inflicting grievous bodily harm were released after questioning and face no further police action.