Bournemouth Echo

As it happened: updates as attempted murder and rape investigation launched


As it happened: updates on attempted murder and rape investigation

By Sarah Cartlidge

Last updated:

    - A woman in her 30s remains in a critical condition after she received a stab wound to the neck in Vale Road, Springbourne.
  • - A 37-year-old man from Bournemouth was arrested in the town on suspicion of attempted murder and rape. He is currently assisting detectives with their enquiries.
  • - A woman in her 40s had sustained multiple stab wounds at an address in Maxwell Road., Winton.
  • - A teenage girl was also injured and taken to hospital for treatment to an injury to her neck.
  • - Properties in Maxwell Road and Vale Road remain cordoned off after the assaults on Thursday night
  • - A 29-year-old man from Poole arrested in Poole in relation to the incident in Maxwell Road has since been released from the investigation and will face no further police action in relation to this incident.
  • - Anyone with information can contact Dorset Police quoting incident number 18:676 for the Maxwell Road incident or 18:788 for the Vale Road incident.