TWO PEOPLE were spotted 'fighting in the middle of a Poole road over the custody of a duck'. 

Passersby reported seeing a man and woman 'wrestling' in Tatnam Road at around 6.30pm on Wednesday. 

Officers were called out, however, by the time they arrived, the duo had left the scene. 

A Bournemouth woman, who wished to remain unnamed, said: “They were wrestling on the floor in the middle of the road... and trying to get the duck off each other."

The woman complained about anti-social behaviour in the area. 

She added: “it's having a massive impact on all of us who live there because obviously some of us have got kids. Even if you don't have kids, that's the last thing you want to be hearing whilst you're trying to go to sleep or just trying to go about your daily business.

A spokesperson for Dorset Police said: “We received a report at 6.36pm on Wednesday, July 5, of a disturbance involving a man and a woman in Tatnam Road in Poole.

Officers attended and carried out a search of the area but those involved were not located.”

The whereabouts of the duck is unknown.