POLICE arrested a woman in Wimborne following reports six people were assaulted.

Officers were called to the Olive Branch in East Borough at 3.15pm yesterday afternoon after a woman was acting aggressively towards staff.

A spokesperson for Dorset Police said the woman was "refusing to leave".

They were later called to reports a woman was attacking someone in Wimborne Square.

When police arrived at the scene, the woman also reportedly attacked two officers.

According to an eyewitness, a crowd of people watched as the drama unfolded.

The Dorset Police spokesperson said a 44-year-old woman from Wimborne has been arrested on suspicion of six separate assaults.

They were unable to confirm the nature of the attacks or if anybody was injured.