A 57-year old man has been charged following a reported stabbing in Dorset.

Dorset Police were called to reports after the victim, a man in his 50s, had taken himself to Verwood Surgery in Station Road with injuries.

The man went to hospital for treatment, but Dorset Police say the injuries were not believed to be life-changing or life-threatening.

It is reported that the incident occurred in the town shortly beforehand.

The 57-year-old man, local to the area, was arrested following enquiries by officers and has been charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent.

He appeared at Poole Magistrates’ Court today and is next due to appear at Bournemouth Crown Court on Thursday 11 January 2024.