A SWANAGE man has been arrested in connection with a ‘serious’ stabbing incident Poole.

Officers were called at 12.35pm on Friday to reports that a man had sustained stab wounds in Hatch Pond Road on the Nuffield Industrial Estate.

Paramedics and the air ambulance attended the scene and the victim, a man in his 30s, was taken to Southampton General Hospital.

His condition is described as serious but not life-threatening.

A 27-year-old man has been charged with section 18 wounding with intent, aggravated vehicle taking, possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and possession of cannabis.

He is due to appear before Poole Magistrates' Court on Monday, June 19.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting incident number 16:211. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.