A 24-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested on suspicion of inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent after a man in his 40s was stabbed in Bournemouth town centre. 

Police received a report of a man being stabbed in Lorne Park Road, near to the junction of Old Christchurch Road, at 5.45am on Sunday, September 4. 

The victim, a man aged in his 40s, was taken to hospital for treatment to injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening. 

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Bournemouth Echo: South West Forensics at the sceneSouth West Forensics at the scene (Image: NQ)

Following enquiries by Bournemouth CID, a 24-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent. He has been released on police bail as the investigation continues. 

Officers are continuing to appeal for anyone with information regarding the incident to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk/contact or by calling 101, quoting incident number 55220144778.  

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.