Officers had to ask a man to leave an area of Weymouth after CCTV officers witnessed him taking a poo in the street.

The incident took place at around 1.19am today (Saturday, August 6) with officers attending the scene and issuing the man with an order to leave.

It was revealed as part of a 12-hour Tweetathon in which Dorset Police provided real-time updates of calls being received.

Officers dealt with 450 incidents between 3pm on Friday and 3am on Saturday - including 250 calls to 999.